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Daiki Saito

"When my company decided to send me to Essen, I took a quick look at the local community and said: Please do!"

Cristina Fernandez

"On InterNations I did not only meet interesting people but I also found a flat near Bochum and settled in quickly. A great platform."

The Expat Community in Aachen Welcomes You!

Guten Tag and welcome to our thriving community for Aachen expats! If you're planning to relocate to this beautiful German spa town, bordering the Netherlands and Belgium, InterNations can help. Serving expats around the world in more than 390 communities worldwide, we can offer help and advice on your move by drawing on the knowledge of fellow expats already residing in the city. If you have any questions, from completing the necessary paperwork to finding accommodation and establishing a good quality of life, they can be answered by fellow members of our international community.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Singapore or Dubai.

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Find More Information in Our Aachen Expat Guides

  • Moving to Aachen

    As the most westerly city of Germany, Aachen is a multicultural city with a long history plenty of tiny passageways and ancient buildings. Depending on the nationality, the expat would need a visa to move to Aachen and finding accommodation could take some time according to the high demand. Read more information about Aachen in our guide!
  • Living in Aachen

    Living in Aachen can be an experience full of culture due to the numerous historical buildings can be found in the city, which is surrounded by a strong cultural history. As a German city, Aachen has a low crime rate and a good public school system with German lectures. English lectures can be found in private schools. Find out more in our guide!
  • Working in Aachen

    Depends of your nationality and studies working permits can be more or less difficult. As a European city people from EU can get it easier. Once in, Aachen is a great place to live and work and not something that anyone could regret. Read up our guide to know more also about job hunting and income taxation!

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Get to Know Aachen and What It Offers for Expats

Aachen's rich history dates back to the 1st century AD, when Roman soldiers enjoyed its hot springs. Its famous attractions include the magnificent Aachen Cathedral, the oldest World Heritage Site in Northern Europe. Aachen has plenty of restaurants reflecting the city's diversity and is a popular tourist destination. Its thriving economy is based mainly on high-tech enterprises, such as rail and automobile technology, with its high speed trains connecting with Brussels and Paris. It offers excellent schools, a stable economy, and quality accommodation, mainly in terms of rented apartments. The health facilities in Germany are among the best in the world, with hospitals and clinics providing quality services.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Berlin or Moscow, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Take Advantage of Our Local Expat Community in Aachen

You can find out all you need to know about your new life in Aachen by networking with fellow expats through InterNations. Our members, abiding by our code of trust, helpfulness, and friendly and polite behavior, will help by answering your queries on our forum. There's plenty to do, whether it's dining out, relaxing at one of the spa hotels, or partaking in various gatherings geared to your own hobbies and interests. Here, you have the opportunity to arrange to meet fellow expats face to face.