After moving to Germany, you have to pay the so-called “ (opens in new tab)”, which is a fee every citizen has to pay for public broadcasting services. licence fee
However, if you live in shared accommodation, not everyone has to pay – one residence means one fee. Students often benefit from that rule, since they are able to (opens in new tab). The fee is currently EUR 17.50 per month. share the fee with their flatmates
After having registered at the registration office (Einwohnermeldeamt), you will get a letter concerning the licence fee.