Let’s get in touch

If you want to get in touch, please feel free to send an email there: bastien(at)settle-in-berlin.com

Please note that i won’t reply to emails about issues for which answers can be found on the blog.
I also don’t offer consulting services on immigration, legal or financial issues.



  • Reply Daniel Durand 28/06/2020 at 16:53

    I am interested in setting up a mini GmbH for digital marketing and webmastering in Germany with headquarters, an intra-community VAT number and a bank account.
    The annual turnover would be about 500.000 Euro.
    Is it necessary to travel around the country to buy a pre-incorporated or a new company?
    What documents are required to incorporate a company and open a bank account?
    How long does it take to form a company?
    In which bank do you open accounts?
    What would be the total cost to set up a mini GmbH with a capital of 500 euros with registered office, VAT number and bank account?
    Finally can you provide me with the address of an accountant?
    Yours sincerely,

  • Reply Anthony Cherwinski 05/04/2017 at 00:20

    I work with refugees in the United States at the University of Denver. I have worked in refugee resettlement for over 4 years now and I am hoping to gain some perspective when I travel to Europe this summer. In July I will be presenting my refugee integration model at the United Nations and will fly directly to Poland for a dear friend’s wedding in Krakow. After, I am hoping to spend time in Germany or perhaps a few other places in order to spend some time with individuals working with refugee integration. I am open to many different options and possibilities. I am reaching out to introduce myself and hopefully establish contact in order to share best practices and to broaden my perspective of resettlement internationally.

    Thank you for your time and I hope to hear from you soon, at least, just to connect!

    • Reply Bastien - Settle in Berlin 05/04/2017 at 10:00

      Hi Anthony, i don’t work with refugees but you should get in touch with Lageso, which is the city council in charge of refugees in Berlin. I have talked about more private initiatives here too. Hope this helps.

  • Reply Goutam 13/12/2015 at 20:17

    I found your blog very helpful in knowing some basic stuff before I move in to Berlin. I will be travelling to Berlin on month end and will be working for a bank over there as Engineer. I still have doubt whether to choose for a WG or an Appartment. My preference would be Studio appartment, since my wife and Son will be joining me after few months. Please suggest.
    Thank you

    • Reply settle_in_Berlin 15/12/2015 at 18:31

      Appartement definitely but maybe pick a short term sublet to have more flexibility.

    • Reply Bruno 21/01/2016 at 23:23

      Hi Goutam,

      we have a family home here in Kreuzberg that you might be interested in. Please message me for all details.

  • Reply Birte Frerick 29/04/2015 at 14:21

    Hi there,

    we have found your Blog very interesting and thought that you might be also interested in our work :-). We are offering support to people from abroad who are new in Berlin, e.g. with getting a visa, health insurance, registering at the tax office etc. Especially freelancers are our clients, and we are situated at the beautiful co-working/art space AgoraCollective at Mittelweg 50 here in Neukölln.

    We would be happy if we could get in touch or just connect each other – or just visit our page (our ourselves physically here at the Collective…) !

    Best wishes,

    • Reply settle_in_Berlin 02/05/2015 at 12:45

      Just sent you an email. Look out for it 😉

    • Reply Ron 10/05/2015 at 18:31

      In your post you fail to mention your company name or provide your website. Besides, looking for you in the AgoraCollective, how may you be contacted?

      • Reply settle_in_Berlin 10/05/2015 at 21:24

        There is no company behind this blog. It is a personal one. Is the contact form broken ? If you send me an email there, i will reply very fast.

  • Reply Settle in Berlin : moving to Berlin made easy 05/01/2013 at 13:25

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