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Life in the TRK

Arrive, settle in, feel at home - as the sunniest region in Germany, the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion (TRK) offers an ideal working and living environment for the whole family. Attend German courses, make friends in your free time and get to know the region and the German healthcare system. We are there to support you as skilled workers and companies as a central point of contact for all questions! 

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Family means stability, stability and quality of life - we are aware of that. We support you in planning the arrival of your family or finding the right educational institutions! The Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion offers the best conditions for this: Reason enough to bring your family to the sunniest region in Germany.


Your own four walls are your retreat - an oasis of well-being that you and your family fill with life. However, the housing market is highly competitive, which is why we want to support you. On the following pages, we have summarized tips on finding a home, signing a contract and ancillary costs. 

Learn German

Whether at work or in your free time - speaking and understanding German is an important part of getting by in everyday life in the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion. Discover the many ways in which you can learn German easily and in the company of tandem partners. 


Public transport, bike sharing or car sharing? We'll tell you the quickest and easiest way to get to your destination at TRK !

Healthcare system

Topics such as health insurance, health cards, visiting the doctor, hospitalization, emergencies and preventive care can be very overwhelming. We explain the German healthcare system to you.

Free time

Whether you are interested in sport, culture or culinary delights - the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion (TRK) offers you a wide range of activities. Organize your leisure time just the way you like it!

Further topics
Work permit
To be able to work in Germany, you need a so-called residence permit for gainful employment - but many people refer to this as a work permit. We explain how to obtain your work permit.
Making contacts, getting to know cultures and arriving in the region - the Welcome Center at TRK offers international professionals numerous events to help them make connections - both professionally and privately.
Dual Career
A new job, a new city, a new life - it can be quite overwhelming. This makes family support all the more important. With our dual career advice, your partners will find the right job.
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