This guide will provide you with information about the country you now find yourself in. It has been designed in response to common questions asked by refugees. Much of the advice in this booklet should not be seen as a law or a strict rule. People in Germany will not always act according to this guide. However, most of the behavior described here is common practice for most of the people, most of the time.
Guide for orientation and communication
A guide for your first weeks in Germany. Understanding how Germany works is the basis for getting on well together. Everyone has the same obligations and has to obey German laws. But everyone has the same rights too. In this app you get to know the rules of this country and learn what you have to pay attention to.
The guide for your first weeks in Germany
To whom do you turn when you are sick? Who helps with pregnancy and birth? And what can you do to stay healthy? The German Red Cross (GRC) provides you with short films on important health and healthcare issues in Germany.
Information about our health system
Information about people who are particularly in need of protection, about the treatment certificate, about the electronic health card and dental treatment (download: health guide for asylum seekers in Germany in seven languages - Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Kurdish, Arabic, English and German).
Medical care for asylum seekers
Improvement of medical Supply of refugees: elec. Health card, psychotherapeutic treatment, vaccinations, refugees with med. Competences, health guide for asylum seekers
Improvement of medical Supply of refugees