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Practical Advice

When are the public holidays in North-Rhine Westphalia? Where do I open a bank account? Where can I buy a bicycle? And what is so special about a “Pfandflasche”?
The Welcome Centre has gathered lots of useful information on everyday life in Bielefeld and put it into a “Welcome Folder”, which can be collected in the Welcome Centre right after your arrival.
 

Additionally, you can find more information on living and working in Germany on the following websites:



























































































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