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by matrix1329
Sun May 03, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Working in Crete Info
Topic: Health Insurance Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 4575

Re: Health Insurance Questions

1) Is the IKA covering also my family though its only me having a job? My wife stays at home as a house wife. As far as I'm aware you can get your wife and child added to your IKA book. I'm sure someone else will be able to explain how you go about it. Thanks for the information. Alot of informatio...
by matrix1329
Sun May 03, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Working in Crete Info
Topic: Health Insurance Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 4575

Health Insurance Questions

Hello, Since we are going to move to Heraklion this september, I was looking into the informations concerning the health insurance system. I will be employed by the university, so they will most probably pay IKA contributions for me. But since my wife and my son (2 years) will accompany me, I got tw...
by matrix1329
Fri Jan 02, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Living Costs in Crete
Replies: 15
Views: 6203

Dear Carolina,

Thanks for the advise! Another question: Are there many germans / chinese in Heraklion?

Best, Rene.
by matrix1329
Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Living Costs in Crete
Replies: 15
Views: 6203

Carolina: If I subtract the rent of your son, I will end up with 1500 EUR/month, which is about my FULL salary now in Germany. So I will surely be able to live with my family on that. So if living is not considerably more expensive on Crete, I think living would be no problem. My wife and I normally...
by matrix1329
Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Living Costs in Crete
Replies: 15
Views: 6203

Dear Jean, They just told me its about 2000/month. I guess I will get 14 months salary, if this is standard in greece, as I would be employed by the university. I will ask them again I guess :-) Concerning the living quality: I have neither been in Crete, or any other parts of Greece before. I have ...
by matrix1329
Thu Jan 01, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Living Costs in Crete
Replies: 15
Views: 6203

Thanks for the answer. Actually the salary is already after-tax. I forgot to say that. But presuming that Athens is most expensive in Greece: How much does one need there for rent, and for normal food/drink/consumables? Rene I can't go into costs of living for the area as I am in Athens, but I can t...
by matrix1329
Thu Jan 01, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Living Costs in Crete
Replies: 15
Views: 6203

Living Costs in Crete

Hello, I got a job offer from the University of Crete in Heraklion, with a salary of about 2000EUR/Month, and I am thinking whether it is advisable to go there or not. I would be moving from Germany with my wife and my son (1 1/2 years old), and we are planning to have a second child in the near fut...

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