Munich is a beautiful city, which is situated in Germany. Munich is number 4 in worldwide list of cities with high living standards according to the Mercer Quality of Living Survey. This city is very prosperous because Munich has the lowest unemployment rate in Germany. Furthermore, this city is famous for its remarkable and splendid architecture and annual Oktoberfest beer celebration. Moreover, there is one more interesting fact that Munich is a home to the BMW and has a large museum, which is dedicated to the BMW.
in worldwide list of cities with high life standards
largest city in Germany
Germany is famous all over the world for high-level treatment. There are a lot of large hospitals in Munich with English-speaking staff and almost no queues. Furthermore, in this global city you have the opportunity even to find a doctor who speaks your own language. Here is the list of doctor`s and clinics`phone numbers.
Medications in Munich are provided by pharmacies (Apotheke), for some kinds of medications you will need to have a prescription from a doctor. Furthermore, in Germany you have to pay the whole price for medicines without prescriptions.
It is required in Germany to be insured. There is a dual system of insurance in Germany: compulsory and private. Compulsory insurance it is when the amount of money you pay depends on your income (14,6% of your income). Generally, 7,3% will be automatically deducted from your salary. Your employer covers the remaining fee.
For private insurance you pay an amount depending on your age and health. Furthermore, you have to take private insurance if your salary is higher than 56250 EUR per year.
There are three types of Higher Education Institutions in Germany such as: Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences, Universities of Art/Music. Currently, Germany is adapting higher education to the three cycle degree system, which is common for the European Higher Education Area. In this country Bachelor's and Master's degrees are available. Public universities in Germany are free, but all the student have to pay semester fee which is between €150 and €350. Moreover, here you can find the best universities, colleges, and education providers in Munich.
Munich, as a city with a humid continental and oceanic climate, is considered as a place with cool winters and warm summers with showers and thunderstorms. The average temperature in summer is 19°C (66 °F) and in winter 2°C (36 °F).
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Munich, as the safest city in Western Europe, has a safety level of 85% safe according to SafeAround’s rating and 83% according to Numbeo. And about crime, Munich is also very safe for residents that say “your level of intoxication is more likely to injure you than another person in this Bavarian city”.
Safety index "SafeAround"
Safety index "Numbeo"
Munich, as a city with the lowest unemployment rate, has the strongest economy in Germany. This city is a center for innovations, software and service industries, publishing and finances. Furthermore, Munich is a home for a lot of transnational companies and can be easily called a global city. That`s why a lot of expats move there.
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Expat communities are common in Munich because there you can connect with other expats, find friends and help, if it is needed.
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