Tag: cross-border commuter

Work permit

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Depending on the work, research position or educational situation, different work permits exist in the EU. We have listed the five most common groups and the corresponding information below. Head to a great overview and quick check (“europa.eu”) on the applicable conditions when moving to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands for whatever your profile. EU […] » more

Covid-19

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Relaxation, delta, forth wave – how is the current situation, what are the current Corona regulations? How about curfews, lock-downs, open gastronomy, contact-restrictions? What do the measures mean for crossing from one country to another? Find your answers with the following links that all directly refer to the area of the Euregio Meuse-Rhine: Information without […] » more

Studying across borders

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Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have different traditions and approaches to studying. Especially in Germany, the variety of possible options and the necessity to select courses within your chosen subject can provide newcomers with some initial challenges. RWTH Aachen provides an in-depth video in German and a survival guide for international students to help wade through the […] » more

Starting a business

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The trinational Euregiochambers (of Commerce) allow for a first overview across the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. They combine information from the various chambers of commerce at once. Also, find the free euregional match-making platform of hyperregio.eu, open for subscription. For general information on starting a business across the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, the Europa.eu website provides a multilingual overview […] » more

Intercultural learning

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Expectations you didn’t know you even had, culture shocks and the honeymoon of living and working somewhere new – we collected information to help you navigate your life and work across borders. If you are “native” to the Belgian, German or Dutch part of the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, find some hints on how to find your […] » more

Housing

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Living in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine means living in the countryside and being at work in the city in no time – possibly even crossing borders without even noticing. Find an overview of the situation in sub-regions and cities within the Euregio Meuse-Rhine and the most important rules of the thumb for living in the different […] » more

Registration

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Each resident must be registered with their respective municipality. Find an overview on the different procedures below. You can also insert your country and specific situation on ec.europa.eu’s online quick-check. This source also provides more information on your residence-rights. The ec.europa.eu website also provides a (rather abstract) comparison of integration policies in Belgium, Germany and the […] » more

Taxation

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If you came so far as dealing with taxes, you have made the Euregio Meuse-Rhine your home. To start with something positive, your payments finance the public goods you are enjoying. To continue with more good news, you might receive some of these payments back. Certainly, you do not have to pay taxes twice if […] » more

Social security

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Throughout the countries of the Euregion Meuse-Rhine, you become part of a (national) system for social and health insurance. You receive your own insurance number and benefit of a caring social system or a fixed percentage of your employment income. The European Union (“europa.eu”)gives an overview of what generally applies throughout its boundaries. Social Security, […] » more

Working

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The right match In less than one hour, within the cities and places of the Euregio Meuse-Rhine, one can access about two million job opportunities. This area is home to many renowned research institutes, multi-nationals and multi-linguals. A multilingual and multinational workforce is one of the factors that attracts employers to the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. They […] » more

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