The Intercultural Center aims to improve mutual understanding. It is a place for people from different cultures and organizations to meet and make new friends. read more
Guide to the Health Care System for Migrants
Find your way around the complicated German health care system, despite possible language barriers, with useful pointers and information about counselling services. You can download the brochure here or get it from the City's Administration Offices or the Public Health Office, Kurfürsten-Anlage 38-40.
English version (1.014 MB)
Turkish version (1.113 MB)
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Heidelberg: open to the world
Heidelberg is a cosmopolitan city that is home to around 160,000 people of about 180 nationalities, including almost 56,000 with a migration background. Heidelberg has a real culture of welcome and acceptance, so even though the city’s population is becoming more diverse all the time, people feel at home here. For every citizen to participate equally in society, everyone needs make a contribution: from those whose families have always lived in Heidelberg, to those who have just arrived from abroad, as well as the City Council, the city administration, and the city’s public and private partners.