Welcome to Hessen, dear Newcomers. Many things may still seem strange and unfamiliar to you, but I am sure that you will soon feel comfortable and at home in our beautiful state in the heart of Germany and Europe.
Cosmopolitan and diverse – the towns and cities in Frankfurt Rhine-Main have masses to offer – be it arts or architecture, history or hospitality, parks or playgrounds. Much awaits for you to discover.
Hamburg has its port, Munich the Oktoberfest. And Frankfurt? Most recently, the British Economist Group confirmed that we’re the convincing overall package.
On the first Monday of every month Newcomers Network hosts the “International Stammtisch”, a casual afterwork get-together for the international community in Frankfurt Rhine-Main free of charge!
A look at history helps to better understand the attack on Ukraine. “Only those who know their past can shape the future” said the German publicist and politician August Bebel (1840 – 1913). Here is a brief overview of Ukrainian history.
October 7th 2023
Once you’ve found your feet, you’ll no doubt really enjoy the Newcomers Festival which has been held annually since 2001 in September in the Römer, the Frankfurt Town Hall – testimony to the City of Frankfurt’s cosmopolitan outlook.
In today’s digital age, one of the first things you’ll want to do is get connected – to the Internet, to the folks back home, to new colleagues, to the news.
Many newcomers to Frankfurt Rhine-Main are attracted by the countless business opportunities or are posted here by their companies.
Even in the global digitized world, each country has its own specifics when it comes to banking and finance.
The first task newcomers face is finding somewhere to live. Housing in Frankfurt Rhine-Main is not expensive by international comparison, but you will need to be prepared to hunt to find the right place.
Newcomers will want to find the right school for their kids. Or the right uni. There’s a great choice available, both public and private.
Newcomers will find that one of the world’s best healthcare system awaits them. Choose between statutory or private health insurance depending on your needs and financial resources.
Frankfurt Rhine-Main may be a large region, but it is one where you can get around swiftly and often in an eco-friendly way. Moreover, the parklands, lakes, and hills are all easily accessible.
Getting by in a new culture centers on absorbing the new, local practices inside and outside the office. When you have a handle on them, your new life in Germany will be that extra bit more enjoyable.
One great way to make new friends and find your feet in life outside work: Become a member or involved in one of the countless business associations, volunteer in a non-profit organization or join a club.
Frankfurt Rhine-Main offers a great range of choices when it comes to spending your leisure time in a rewarding manner – be it museums, culture, sports or theme parks. There’s something for everyone.
Frankfurt Rhine-Main is one of the centers of German sport, with its football arena, Olympic sports hub, and countless indoor and outdoor opportunities to stay fit. And plenty of spectator sports to enjoy, too.
International religious institutions provide newcomers with a link to a community of the like-minded and to life at home. In Frankfurt Rhine-Main there’s a place for all faiths.
In February Newcomers Network celebrated the Franco-German friendship at ESRM (Europäische Schule RheinMain).
On March 09th 2022 Newcomers Network met FraPort Skyliners at Ballsporthalle Höchst!