Guide for Refugees | Wegweiser für Flüchtlinge | معلومات للاجئين الجدد في ألمانيا

Here you will find a collection of material to make your start in Germany a bit easier. Most information are multi-lingual or can at least be found in English and/or Arabic.

  • Orientation (Asylum Procedure, First Steps in Germany, Public Transport etc.)
  • Useful Mobile Apps (Android / iOS)
  • Translation (Common Words/Phrases in German, Medical Terms, Juridicial Terms etc.)
  • A List of (entitled) Doctors in Berlin

Apps / التطبيقات

Refugee Phrasebook Select your needed languages to get useful phrases for your daily needs. Aim was to build a small App that could be used offline once it was downloaded and switch between languages without internet-access. 30+ languages sorted by continent and alphabet some phonetic transcriptions to the latin alphabet more than 1100 words and phrases category selection تحميل / Download​: Android (Google Play Store) Link2Brain​ This very well-designed app is designed to help refugees to learn the German language.

ترجمة / Translation

Babadada​ The Team of (, and their fellow contributors had an idea: As pictorial (visual) dictionairies are the easieist way to learn a language, Babadada put one into the internet. For virtually every language. For free. As simple as that. Refugee Phrasebook / قاموس The Refugee Phrasebook is an open collection of useful words and phrases for refugees who just arrived. It is a multilingual tool that provides basic useful vocabulary related to the most common immediate needs.

Participation / مشاركة

Self-organization has been essential for thousands of refugees arriving in Germany. The following initiatives are some initiatives who are engaged in the Refugee Movement in Berlin.