Guide for Refugees

Guide for Refugees

Latest Episodes

Guide for Refugees - Bank account
November 13, 2015

A bank account is very important for participating in life in Germany. A lot of transactions rely on those and this is why BR journalist Henry Lai explains how refugees can open an account.

Studying in Germany
October 30, 2015

It is common knowledge that education is the best way to integrate into a new society. Some refugees asked us how they can study in Germany. BR journalist Henry Lai explains how this can be done.

Guide for refugees - Medical help
October 23, 2015

What can refugees do if they need medical help in Germany? BR journalist did some research and these are the results.

Basic traffic signs
October 16, 2015

Traffic signs in Germany can be confusing - even for Germans. BR journalist Henry Lai explains the most common signs and their meaning.

Guide for refugees - Support for school kids
October 09, 2015

In one of the previous episodes BR journalist Henry Lai talked about getting refugee children in school. This video is about special support for school kids, the socalled "Bildungs- und Teilhabepaket".

Saving on trains
October 02, 2015

In a previous video, BR journalist Henry Lai talked about how to buy basic tickets for trains and buses. In this video he shows how to save with special and group tickets.

#01 Basic transportation
September 25, 2015

How do refugees get from point A to point B? Mobility is a very important topic for refugees. In this video BR journalist Henry Lai explains how and where to buy train and bus tickets.

Getting internet access
September 23, 2015

Having access to the internet is very important for refugees. It is often the only way to keep contact with their families at home. Unfortunately refugees have to some obstacles when they want to gain access to the web.

Working in Germany
September 18, 2015

One of the topics that came up most during conversations with refugees during research for the video guides is working in Germany. BR journalist gives an overview, how refugees can start to work in the new country.

School registration for refugee children
September 16, 2015

How do refugees get their kids in school? To answer this question BR journalist Henry Lai covers the topic of school registration for refugees and gives some helpful information about it.