Moving to Göttingen
Göttingen is a university city in Lower Saxony, Germany. It’s the home to 118,000 people, and there are many literary figures from this historic town who have influenced literature across Europe.
Currently, the town is a hub for George Frideric Handel enthusiasts. Every year Göttingen hosts an international music festival that features performances by world-class musicians in churches and concert halls throughout the area.
Advice and Support
Packimpex has been in the moving business for almost 45 years, and we know exactly what to do to assure you and your team of a successful relocation. Our team of experts can help you with the upcoming move!
Our team of experts is ready to answer any questions and cover topics such as immigration, documentation, and bureaucracy about moving to Germany.
You can make your company’s move abroad as smooth and comfortable for your team members as possible with our orientation tours. They will learn more about their new life, get answers from one of our relocation experts, and find the best tips to handle any situation – no matter how hard it is!
Relox: Relocation Technology
Your relocation process is finally worry-free! Our Relox technology provides a complete, straightforward, and transparent overview of the entire process. Plus, with our cloud-based solution, you and your employees will always be updated on how your move is going, so there will never again worry about any missing documents or deadlines.
Packimpex is your go-to for international relocation and corporate housing. With us, you’ll never have to worry about finding a place for your employees to live! We know how overwhelming it can be for transferees to move abroad and get used to new cultures – that’s why we provide housing solutions with affordable prices combined with high standards. Our goal is to find a new home for your employees that perfectly suits their needs.
Childcare and Education
Packimpex is ready to help transferees find the right schools and childcare for their kids. Whether they are in Germany for the short or long term or have young or older children, we can help them navigate the German schooling system, understand it better and present them with the best options according to their needs.
Packimpex’s experience in relocation has led us to create a customized service for every step of your company relocation. We have a team of specialists who help your employees take care of all the paperwork they need to get settled – including the peskiest tasks like finding an internet provider or getting a German phone number. We know there is no such thing as “one size fits all” when it comes to this process, so we are committed to delivering an outstanding experience tailored to your company and its employees’ needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Göttingen is located in Lower Saxony. It’s about an hour and a half away from Hannover and Braunschweig, two and a half from Dortmund and four from Berlin.
The city has a humid continental climate. However, it usually doesn’t rain as much here as in other parts of Germany and Europe. As a result, the city’s average temperatures are low for most months but high during July and August, when it’s usually sunny and dry with just a few days of rain in July.
Göttingen is famous for being the home to the oldest university in Germany and one of the most famous in Europe. The university is one of the top in Germany and produces many research papers each year. In fact, the University of Göttingen has associations with over 40 Nobel Prize winners. Due to this reputation, the city is also known as “the city of knowledge”.
The cost of living in Göttingen is average for German standards. It is approximate 1,300 US dollars for one person and around 3,100 for a family of four. The cost of living is not as high compared to other countries, and the city can be considered reasonably affordable.