Living in Berlin

Berlin is a popular place to live. If you are moving to Berlin for research, the links below can help you get settled and explore the city. 


Finding affordable accommodations can be challenging, so you should start looking as soon as possible. For information on different areas of the city, see

On request, the NeuroCure office can provide you with useful links for your apartment search.


See German bank account


Some of Berlin's most popular attractions include the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Berlin TV Tower, the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, Potsdamer Platz, and Museum Island, to name just a few. For more information on sightseeing and special events, see:


Family services

See Family

German courses

There are many German language courses in Berlin, as a look at the internet will show. The links below offer a few places to start your search.


Health insurance

See Health insurance

Public transport

The local transport authority, the BVG, provides routes, timetables, and prices for all forms of public transport in Berlin (S-Bahn, U-Bahn, Tram, bus) as well as a convenient journey planner. The S- and U-Bahn map will help you get most places you need to go.

The closest S- and U-Bahn stations for Campus Charité Mitte are: S+U-Friedrichstrasse, S-Hauptbahnhof, S-Nordbahnhof, U-Oranienburger Tor and U-Naturkundemuseum.

Registering with the German authorities

See German authorities


See Childcare and Schools


See Visas