Jaroslav Kuczinsky wohnt mit Frau und Kind in Zgorzelec. Ist in 15 Minuten auf Arbeit in Görlitz. Entspanntes Leben in der Europastadt.
11 nations - one ensemble. The Wee Dance Company is one of the absolute favorites at the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater. In a small film they show us what they like most about the European city of Görlitz-Zgorzelec.Read more
Spring 2020. Perfect weather for sitting in a beer garden. But they are empty, all those beer gardens, the coffee tables abandoned. No children’s laughter to be heard from the playgrounds; they are all closed off. The Corona virus made it necessary to restrict public life, and mostly people are following those restrictions, with more or less understanding. (...)Read more
For 13 years, Grzegorz Owsian has been living near the Thames. Prior to the Brexit referendum, He returned, and will now be a cook in Görlitz.Read more
Agnieszka and Philipp Bormann found each other in Görlitz. They are a German-Polish couple, and that is nothing special for them. Or is it?Read more
Damian Kuck-Doszko has the appearance of a happy bouncing ball, oozing good mood. Guests who visit the popular restaurant “Jakobs” in Görlitz must act quick if they want to catch him for a chat. When asked about his life, the energy-filled host answers while working the impressively steaming Italian coffee machine, taking orders from guests in German, Polish or English, as well as collecting cash at th...Read more
It was in 2003, as Dr. Dominika Zalewska well remembers, when she decided with her husband to try a new start. Two incomes as medical doctors, she as a gynecologist, he as an accident surgent, were not enough in their experience to properly take care of their family. They became a couple during their medicine studies in Wroclaw, two of their three children were already around by then. Hence, the decision to...Read more
A soon as we are greeted by Jaroslaw Kuczynski, we see: This man is happy. The 43-year old has started to work in the Quality Management of BIRKENSTOCK in Görlitz. “My first application immediately worked out”, the former basketball player says. He applied from Manchester. In April 2005, Kuczynski and his wife took their first trip from Warsaw to Great Britain, at first only three months. The trained e...Read more
Yes, you can. There are many hotels and places to rent in Görlitz. Yet, take into consideration that your search for a suitable job can take some time. But, since the housing market in Görlitz is vey diverse, we suggest renting a place, as you find a job.
When starting a job in Görlitz, it is suggested to have adequate German skills. Some bigger companies support their employees during their start with language training and further offers. (...)
Some professions may require recognised degrees before starting a job. Those professions may also include an official exam or a registration at a professional association before starting the job. See more on the database to find out what professions underlie those requirements. (...)
One special situation in Görlitz-Zgorzelec is the variety of bilingual kindergarten and schools. Many children attend institutions on the other side of town or use free-time offers. Usually, children may learn languages of their surrounding very quickly, yet in school, lacking language skills can cause problems. You can support your children with learning German before they attend school. (...)
Yes. You continue to be covered by your current health insurance, until you start a new job and register at a German health insurance company. The payments and recompense of an unwilling health insurance coverage can be simplified by the presentation of your European health insurance card. Further information can be found on the European Info-Portal. (...)
Yes. The promotion of trade and industry in the Europastadt GörlitzZgorzelec GmbH supports you with formalities. Some professions may require a recognized specialist or master craftsmen certificate. (...)
First, you have to search for a moving company experienced with international moving. Before packing your belongings to move, please check all your necessary papers. Check whether your passport, ID, drivers’ license and health insurance card are still valid. (...)