Living in Görlitz

Resources for New Görlitzer

(This resource will be continually updated, if you have a suggestion or correction, please let us know.)

🌐 = for English speakers

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Emergencies

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Child Care

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Communication

  • Internet
  • Sim Cards

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Education

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Finances

  • Banking
    • N26 | Expat friendly banking, no need to speak German 🌐
  • Transferring Money

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Government Services

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Health

  • Corona Virus Information
    • Read the current regulations in Saxony translated into English and other languages here. 🌐
    • See a list of the currently designated “risk areas” here.
  • Doctors | Search this directory of doctors in Saxony based on location, specialty, language and more
  • Pharmacies | Search for pharmacies with emergency hours
  • Soup Kitchen | Located on Langenstraße 43, open Mon – Fri from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., € 1.00 per serving to go
    • (the Stadmission on Langenstraße 43 also offers used clothes, showers and use of a washing machine

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Housing

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Jobs

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Shopping

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Social

  • Event Calendar | The city’s calendar of events
  • English Speakers Meetup | Anyone who speaks English (from native to learner) and lives in/around Görlitz is welcome in this group! We are here to make friends & connect with each other online & through regular meetups in Görlitz/Zgorzelec. Join us on Facebook or on Whatsapp 🌐
  • Movie Theaters | These theaters sometimes play movies in the original version (without dubbing)
    • Multikino Zgorzelec | Sometimes shows movies in English with Polish subtitles – look for the word napisy (subtitles) 🌐
    • Camillo Kino | Independent films, sometimes shown in original version 🌐

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Tourism

  • Audio Tours | Get to know the Görlitz Old Town with this self-paced audio tour in English on your smart phone. 🌐
  • Tourist Information | Get information about sights in Görlitz and the region in English from Tessa Approves. 🌐
  • City Tours | Information about city tours in Görlitz

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Transportation

  • TeilAuto | Carsharing in Görlitz
  • GVB | Public transportation in Görlitz