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Our partners are an integral part of our business, they are essential for us to provide and deliver our best service. Through them we are able to offer an online and customized service for students and workers wishing to relocate to Germany. 
Their services are offered according to your necessity. We do the work of connecting all the different companies to make your experience seamless.

Check out who they are, what they do and why they are so unique for us:


Deutsche Gesellschaft internationaler Studierender (DeGiS)

DeGiS is the largest network for students living in Germany. Focusing on core values such as diversity, resilience, internationality and sustainability, DeGiS supports internationals to pave their path to success in Germany. As a part of DeGiS’ community, students are able to enjoy exclusive events, meet like-minded people, qualify for a scholarship and get top-notch career opportunities. DeGiS actively empowers its members to meet and connect, building a great network of international students in Germany.
Expatrio is a proud founding partner of DeGiS and takes the chairmanship in the board of trustees. 


Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) | Our public health insurance partner

Techniker Krankenkasse has been awarded the best German statutory (public) health insurance fund for the 12th time by the renowned health insurer test from Focus-Money magazine. The company was also awarded, for 7 years in a row, as the fairest German health insurance fund among 36 health insurers tested by the German Institute for Service Quality (Deutsches Institut für Service-Qualität). Moreover, for the fourth time, Techniker Krankenkasse has been rated by TÜV SÜD for its “Service Excellence”, as the company offers the best service culture and reliability, customer satisfaction, qualification and employee satisfaction.

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DR-WALTER | Our private health insurance partner

DR-WALTER is the leading expert in insuring private and business travel as well as stays abroad. For more than 60 years, DR-WALTER has been a reliable partner for students, language students, au pairs, expatriates, travelers and workers. The company has been short-listed among the top three contenders for a Global Youth Travel Award in the "Best Travel Safety Initiative" category. Moreover, in 2016 DR-WALTER has won the Star Insurance Provider Award for the fifth consecutive year and was also awarded the title of Insurance Super Star.


Crédit Mutuel | Our blocked account banking partner

Crédit Mutuel is a leading cooperative bank headquartered in France. The bank has already been awarded as the Best French banking group for the seventh time by the World Finance Magazine and it also received the "The World's Best Banks Award 2019" for the fifth time from the Global Finance Magazine. In Germany, Crédit Mutuel operates under the name of Targobank with 318 branches throughout the country and by this offers German bank accounts. As a cooperative bank, Crédit Mutuel focuses on its more than 32.5 million customers, putting its finance and service at their disposal. Crédit Mutuel is a registered bank acting in Europe and it owns the payment technology company, Mangopay.

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MANGOPAY | Our blocked account payment service

MANGOPAY is an online payment technology supplier owned by Crédit Mutuel. It provides the technology underlying Expatrio's blocked account payments which is tailored to each customer, enabling individual accounts and individual IBANs. Also the payment reconciliation and administration is handled based on a sophisticated and scaleable technology. With MANGOPAY, international transfers become fast, cheap and secure. MANGOPAY holds a license as payment service provider and this is exactly what they do: offering payment services to our customers.


Cohort Go | Our international payment partner

Cohort Go is an international payment service provider headquartered in Australia. The company was founded to help international students to pay their tuition fees. Cohort Go delivers funds at low foreign exchange rates and no fees so students can make international payments to service providers. Moreover, Cohort Go offers cloud-based solutions that are trusted, secure and tailored for international students. And it has already served more than 100,000 students from 180 countries in more than 60 different currencies. With our international payment partner, you are able to transfer money to your Blocked Account in a faster and cheaper way.

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Monese | Our bank account partner

Monese is one of the most popular and trusted banking services in the UK and Europe. Launched in 2015 as the first 100% mobile current account in the UK, Monese offers banking service accessible to everyone. People from all over Europe can open a current account in minutes, free from the hidden fees and restrictions that legacy banks impose. In 2016, Monese was awarded the Best Challenger-Bank by the European Fintech Awards. Two years later, the company was named one of ten Disruptors to Watch by The Sunday Times.

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Element | Our property & casualty insurance partner

Founded in March 2017, ELEMENT develops custom-made, innovative white-label insurance products at record speed. These products are then marketed by the partners under their own brand. The company simplifies the complex processes of insurance right to the core with a digital technology architecture that allows partners to choose their own path. The product engine of ELEMENT allows partners to offer bespoke insurance products for a range of different use-cases and risks. The company acts as a risk carrier in 28 countries across Europe. 


ONE | Our liability & travel insurance partner

ONE is the first digital all-round insurer in Europe, enabling users to take out monthly, cancellable insurance policies via smartphone within a few minutes. Focusing on household and liability insurance, damage is reported directly via the app and paid on the same day in 60% of cases. ONE was co-founded in 2016 by Expatrio's co-founder Alex Ruthemeier among others, and has its headquarter in Liechtenstein. ONE holds several high figure partners, such as the leading reinsurer, Munich RE, and the software company Salesforce. The company has been part of the WeFox Group founded by Julian Teicke.


Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

The Berlin Partner for Business and Technology (Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie) provides business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin. With customized services and an excellent science and research network, their experts provide an outstanding range of programs to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in the city. As a public-private partnership, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology collaborates with the Berlin State Senate and over 280 companies. The organization is also responsible for promoting the German capital to the world.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 165 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 64 Availability Zones (AZs) within 21 geographic regions. Millions of customers trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. 

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Border Concepts

Founded in 2003, Border Concepts is an agency for university and student marketing. Border Concepts offers universities and companies recruiting solutions to prospective students in higher levels of education. Through trade fairs, web portals, print media and consulting, Border Concepts facilitates mobility within Europe by connecting students to universities and other organizations. Border Concept is based in Germany.

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Deutschlandstiftung Integration

Founded in 2008, the German Foundation for Integration (Deutschlandstiftung Integration) aims at leading to successful integration processes in Germany. The organization is focused in providing opportunities in education, training and entry into the job market for young people with a migrant background. Based in the belief that diversity enriches life as a community, the German Foundation for Integration acts to preserve social cohesion and ensure Germany's future viability. The organization’s projects and programs work on commitment and openness to diversity as well as on the creation of rules and conditions for the living in a diverse environment.

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Junior Chamber International (JCI)

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens aged between 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. JCI gathers active citizens from all sectors of society and develops the skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to make informed decisions and take action. The Junior Chamber International has more than 200,000 members, working on 5,000 local organizations and 100 national organizations, while sharing one mission: to be active citizens, solving local challenges. 

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BildungsWerk in Kreuzberg (BWK)

For 30 years, BWK has been committed to the professional and linguistic qualification of young people. Located in the pulsating and multicultural Berlin Kreuzberg, BWK is a nationally acclaimed educational institution. Accordingly, BWK focuses on training and further education of people from abroad.

With the new project, BWK Studienkolleg, the company prepares international school leavers for the University Assessment exam (Feststellungsprüfung - FSP) within ten months. BWK's goal is to build reliable academic bridges between nations by supporting international students in realizing their dream of studying in Germany. According to their motto “Everything from one source - everything under one roof”, BWK also offers apartments on campus.



The Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade (Bundesverband für Wirtschaftsförderung und Außenwirtschaft, BWA) is a German organization that gathers relevant players from vital economic fields to work for a common goal, sustainable growth. The association develops actions aimed at assuring an eco-social market economy, thus helping to maintain the world for the upcoming generations. As part of BWA, one will be able to find representatives from politics, economy, science and culture creating a strong network of like-minded individuals.



Localyze is a software solution that facilitates international mobility and relocation. The company’s goal is to overcome borders and increase cultural understanding. The number of internationals coming to Germany is strongly increasing as more and more companies recruit internationally. Localyze believes that international mobility can be beneficial for all. Companies can combat shortage of skilled workforce, internationals have a chance to improve their economic situation and society can be positively impacted through increased diversity. 

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VISARIGHT aims at making the process of applying and obtaining a visa for Germany fast, effortless and affordable. The startup employs the newest technologies in the field of Legal Tech combined with migration law specialists. VISARIGHT provides their clients with competent solutions from expert German lawyers, whose knowledge has so far remained inaccessible to foreigners. You have the freedom to consult with their experts anywhere in the world, at any time. VISARIGHT values honesty, transparency and simplicity.