Untersuchung for Your Child in Berlin

International and Bilingual Schools in Berlin

Families who move to Berlin with small children, or those who have had a baby in Germany, have probably heard about the U1-U9 checkups. The “U” stands for Untersuchung, which translates as “check-up” or “medical exam.” The full name of these check-ups is Kindervorsorgeuntersuchung (children’s preventative medical check-up). These check-ups are the German counterparts to......

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Sustainable Living in Berlin

Join us for a workshop on Sustainable Living in Berlin Date and Time: Friday, September 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CEST Location: Boho Space – Coworking & Events, Bülowstraße 6, 10783 Berlin Tickets at Eventbrite Have you ever asked yourself what sustainable living actually means and whether anyone can truly achieve it? Are you......

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The BMW Berlin Marathon 2018

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On September 16, 2018 at 9:15 a.m., over 44,000 runners will line up in Berlin’s Tiergarten to tackle the 42.195 kilometers that will earn them the Berlin Marathon Medal in the marathon’s 45th year.  Some will run to challenge Dennis Kipruto Kimetto’s 2:02:57 course and world record set in 2014 or Mizuki Noguchi’s course record......

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Culture Shock & the Expat Adjustment Curve in Berlin

Expat adjustment

Culture Shock The Oxford Dictionary defines culture shock as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes”. The expat adjustment curve can be described by different phases of adaptation, frustration, anger, resentment, and even depression.  Regardless of the expat’s disposition,......

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