Only with measles vaccination in school or kindergarten

Children attending kindergarten or school in Germany must be vaccinated against measles. This results from the Measles Protection Act, which came into force in 2020. The vaccination requirement also applies to teachers, educators, medical personnel or daycare workers born after 1970. Refugees living in collective accommodation must also provide proof of measles vaccination after four weeks, the Federal Ministry of…

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Tips for the pitfalls of everyday life

From opening an account to locksmiths: The consumer advice center has summarized information for refugees on twelve areas of life in several languages. The non-profit association has published the details on the website of its federal association. In addition to texts in English, Arabic, Turkish and Farsi, there are also some translations into Ukrainian and Russian. The information is intended…

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Six want to be the boss in Tübingen’s town hall

Many candidates’ posters are currently hanging on the roadside in Tübingen. Two women and four men are running for mayor on Sunday, 23 October—including Boris Palmer, who has been in office for 16 years. Each term of office lasts eight years. The OB candidates will introduce themselves at a municipal information evening. The event begins on Wednesday, 5 October, at…

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tünews INTERNATIONAL: Almost like the FAZ for refugees

By Wolfgang Sannwald “So this is practically a national newspaper, like the FAZ.” Baden-Württemberg’s Minister President Winfried Kretschmann did not shy away from big names during his editorial visit to tünews INTERNATIONAL on 16 August 2022, drawing a comparison with the renowned German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. With so much flattery, I could only smile: “Yes, exactly the right comparison, Mr…

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How the Naldo semester ticket works

There is a special semester ticket for students for public transport. This can be found on the website of the transport association Naldo. The semester ticket costs 114.10 euros for one semester and is then valid for all buses and trains in the Naldo transport association. The area includes the districts of Tübingen, Reutlingen, Zollernalbkreis and Sigmaringen. The ticket is…

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Wüste Welle—Open Day

The free radio station Wüste Welle and the editorial staff NewcomerNEWS are offering free (taster) workshops next Friday and Saturday, 07.10. and 08.10.2022. Participants will gain an insight into the basics of radio journalism, for example, or how to create their own programme. You can take different workshops individually and also participate without prior registration. Participation is open to all,…

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Children no longer need a free test

Children and adolescents no longer have to take time off after contracting Corona. They only have to stay in quarantine for five days—just like adults. Then they can go back to school or kindergarten. This was announced by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Health. From 1 October, a new Corona regulation will apply in Baden-Württemberg. Nothing will change in the previous…

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Quick help from the Internet: The Germany4Ukraine website

Germany4Ukraine is the German government’s central portal for supporting refugees from Ukraine. Here you can find answers to the most important questions. In addition to the website, there is also a Germany4Ukraine app. The platform helps people find their way around Germany: It offers Ukrainians an up-to-date overview of entry, registration, medical care, social support, accommodation and residence. Information is…

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Abortion in Germany

In Germany, abortion is punishable for all parties involved under Section 218 of the Criminal Code (StGB). However, there are the following exemptions from punishment: The women concerned attend counselling at a recognised counselling centre. Another exception applies if there is medical evidence (indication) of a strong danger to physical or mental health. Another important reason is if the pregnancy…

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The waste calendar is online

Is the waste calendar in the trash? Will you need a new one after you move? In these situations, Tübingen has an online replacement. You can download a trash collection calendar at https://www.abfall-kreis-tuebingen.de/online-abfuhrtermine/ You only need to write down the name of your city and street. All collection dates for residual waste, bio bins, yellow bags, and waste paper bins…

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