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Literally great – language schools in Cologne and Bonn

LexikonLanguage schools in Cologne have helped foreigners from various different nations including Brazilians, Croatians, Swedes and Chinese to express themselves in German.
There are over seventy schools specialising in teaching German as a foreign language.

No parking signs Cologne-Bonn

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After you've found your new home, you need to organize your move.
If you want to save the cost of hiring a removal company, you'll need to rent a van.
You also need to arrange a parking spot outside your old and new homes.
The city's roads department issues temporary 'no parking' permits.

Please register

pass_kl.jpgPut your name here, your address there, then sign on the dotted line... If you want to be able to watch TV in your new home, make a phone call, turn on the heating or the lights, you have to fill in lots of forms. The trip to the Einwohnermeldeamt – Residents Registration Office – should be one of the first things you do.

Apartment hunting

wohnung2Cologne or Bonn residents would not say rents in their cities are particularly cheap, but compared with nearby Düsseldorf, the state capital, rents are moderate and have hardly risen compared with last year. In Düsseldorf people have to pay on average € 13 per square meter on moving into a newly built property in a good area. In Cologne the amount is € 10.50/sq m and in Bonn € 10.00/sq m.



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