Cohort Go

Cohort Go

When it comes to paying for your international education, it's easy to lose track of how much you're spending - or how much you could be saving. That's where Cohort Go comes in. Expatrio has partnered with Cohort Go to make the international payments to your Blocked Account better! Better in the sense of security, speed, convenience and ultimately much lower costs compared to normal bank transfers.

Cohort Go's mission is to create smarter ways to connect the international education community -  so it is Expatrio's mission as well. 

Cohort Go

All you need to know about Cohort Go & Expatrio

Cohort Go

Cohort Go is an international payment service provider. Founded with the goal of helping international students with their tuition payments The company delivers funds at a low foreign exchange rate and no banking fees. With their fully digital offering, Cohort Go enables students to make international payments at their fingertips. By collaborating with Expatrio, Cohort Go is now fully integrated into our Expatrio User portal. Our customers are able to transfer money to their blocked account in local currencies (e.g. CNY, INR) and with the latest services of online payments (e.g. Alipay, Union Pay, ICICI).

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Cohort Go offers a unique solution which is completely plugged-in to the Expatrio user portal. The impressive journey of Cohort Go began decades ago and is not about to stop before the mission is accomplished to create smarter ways to connect the international education community.

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Cohort Go & Expatrio

A unique partnership for international money transfers

  • Cheap transfers
    Using Cohort Go is oftentimes cheaper than classical banking
  • Fully integrated
    Cohort Go is integrated into the Expatrio User portal
  • Safe & Secure 
    Fully regulated international money transfer
Cohort Go and Expatrio

Security as #1 priority

Being secure enables you to explore, learn and go further knowing your personal and financial details are safe. Cohort Go & Expatrio's cloud-based solutions are trusted, secure and tailored for international students.

Cohort Go uses & Expatrio use the best security technology available to encrypt your personal and financial details. Our networks and systems are robust, employing innovative architectural and engineering approaches to storage and security.

Take a look at this video with the CEO of Cohort Go, Mark Fletcher, talking about the company's history.

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What is Expatrio?

Expatrio is a relocation platform for international students and expatriates wishing to live in Germany. Our digital solution enables you to open a blocked account and get health insurance. Those two German visa essentials can be easily secured while you are still in your home country.

How does Expatrio service work?

Expatrio is a fully digital service. If you want to order any of the products offered (Blocked Account, Value Package, Health Insurances) you just need to open our website, choose the product you are interested in, go through the questionnaire to help us tailor the service to your needs, and fill in the application form.

What is Expatrio Blocked Account?

Blocked account (Sperrkonto) is a German visa requirement for internationals coming from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). The blocked account serves to prove that the applicants have adequate financial resources to live in Germany during their stay. Expatrio offers you the opportunity to open a blocked account that is accepted by all German authorities worldwide.

What is Expatrio Health Insurance Plus?

Health Insurance Plus is a special package offered by Expatrio, which combines several insurances (Private or Public Health Insurance, Incoming Insurance and free benefits). This product offers you essential coverage with the best providers.

What is Expatrio Value Package?

The Expatrio Value Package is an all-inclusive offer for university and language students coming to study in Germany. The Value Package includes a blocked account and health insurance (necessary for visa application) as well as a current bank account, travel health insurance, and other free benefits like an International Student ID. By ordering this package, students save time and money.

Are Expatrio services trustworthy?

Expatrio is based in Germany's capital Berlin. Expatrio's banking partner for the blocked account is the fully-licensed Aion bank, which has a branch in Germany. For the Health Insurance, Expatrio works with Techniker Krankenkasse, one of the largest providers in Germany. Expatrio applies the highest security standards by running a mobile application for all its banking and insurance services.

Where is Expatrio located?

Expatrio is located in Berlin, Germany. Our exact address is Linienstraße, 156-157, 10115 Berlin. But being a fully digital service, you can always reach out to us online. You can also contact us via phone, should you desire to talk to one of our Customer Service managers.

Who are the partners of Expatrio?

The list of the partners Expatrio has is constantly growing and can boast names like Techniker Krankenkasse, DR-WALTER, Cohort Go, AION, Monese, ELEMENT, Junior Chamber International and more.

Why should I use Expatrio?

Expatrio supports international students to easily relocate to Germany by offering a Blocked Account and the essential Health Insurance coverage for visa application and stay in Germany. You can secure everything online and without any knowledge of German. You are also able to get all your documents accepted by all German authorities worldwide in a few days.

Who can use Expatrio services?

Expatrio services are designed to help people who are planning their relocation to Germany. No matter whether you are an university student, language school student, intern, job seeker, au-pair or tourist, Expatrio will help you overcome the German bureaucracy and prepare the documents required for your visa application.