German winters are notoriously cold, with temperatures often dropping below zero and snowfall almost guaranteed. Some of you might think that this calls for a celebration, as heavy snow is a great excuse to get comfortable, put a film on and avoid studying at all costs. But as you may already know – Germany stops for nothing. Expect to find your university open for business and transport running like normal, and get ready to leave the warmth of your accommodation through those cold winter months.
Winter brings shorter days and colder nights, making it more likely that those seasonal ailments will catch up with you – so we’ve put together a guide to make sure that you know how to stay well this winter: