Removals to Duisburg

Removals to Duisburg | Business & House Removals Duisburg

Removals to Duisburg

The UK government estimates that more than 14,000 people will be moving to Duisburg from the UK in the coming year

Located in the western part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Duisburg is one of Germany’s major cities. It is a bustling municipality with the world’s biggest inland harbour and a thriving manufacturing sector. The city has a population of over 490,000 people and is attracting many more people each year.

Schepens have helped many clients move to Germany over the years. Our international removals company has been in operation for more than 100-years and we have performed hundreds of removals to Duisburg. We are a family owned, 4th-generation company that is proud to offer incredible levels of customer service — we treat everyone as if they are a member of the Schepens family!

Because we are regularly performing house removals to Duisburg, we understand the logistics of the journey well and we can offer very flexible delivery schedules. The large quantities of cargo we ship each month allows us to obtain discounts from fuel providers — we pass those discounts onto our customers!

This blog post will share some useful information for people moving to Duisburg and explain why Schepens is the best choice for removals to Duisburg.


Why Are so Many People Moving to Duisburg?

Duisburg is a very clean, modern and sophisticated city that offers residents a high standard of living. The flourishing steel and manufacturing industry produce some of the world’s highest quality goods. Because of the success of businesses in Duisburg, there are plenty of career opportunities available.

The city is located in the Lowland Rhine area — a beautiful part of Germany with a pristine natural environment. The Germans know how to look after the local environment and the there are a number of beautiful national parks near the city.

Duisburg has a many great cultural attractions, with incredible architecture, theatres and art galleries. The city has some outstanding wineries nearby and it has a very large brewery. Foodies will enjoy the city, with some outstanding restaurants on offer. The transportation infrastructure is world-class which makes it simple to travel around the city.

The Education System in Duisburg

The states in Germany have a great deal of control when it comes to their education systems. The tiers in the German schools include:

  • Kindergarten (nursery school) — optional for children aged between 2-6
  • Grundschule (primary school) — grades 1 to 4. This is mandatory for children aged between 6-10

After primary school, students enter into one of four different secondary educational streams:

  • Gymnasium
    Designed to prepare students for higher education and has more specialised classes. It finishes at after grade 12 (usually grade 13).
  • Realschule
    A broader range of subjects for intermediary students, finishes at grade 10.
  • Hauptschule
    This has a strong focus on vocational skills and finishes at grade 10.
  • Gesamtschule
    Combines the Hauptschule, Realschule and Gymnasium streams.

This strong focus on skills is why Germany has one of the strongest manufacturing industries in the world. Duisburg is home to the University of Duisburg-Essen, which has 39,000 students (ranking among the 10 largest German universities).

Some of the best schools in Duisburg include:


Useful Resources For Moving to Duisburg

If you are moving to Duisburg or another part of Germany in the near future, these resources will be very useful:


Why Use Schepens For Removals to Duisburg?

There are plenty of reasons to choose Schepens for your business or house removal to Duisburg including:

  • Schepens are a family owned company with plenty of experience
    Schepens have more than 100-years of experience as a removals company. Our company has established a reputation for being reliable, honest and professional.
  • We understand the logistics of the journey to Duisburg
    Our staff has performed many household removals to Duisburg in the past and understand the logistics of the journey.
  • Uniformed staff, trained to British Association of Removers standards
    Schepens only use staff members that are fully trained to British Association of Removers Standards (BAR). This gives our clients the certainty that all removals will be performed safely and efficiently
  • We have fleet of modern removals vehicles
    Our specialist removals vehicles are designed for transporting cargo over long distances. They feature an adjustable barring system to reduce the risk of cargo cross-contamination and an air ride suspension system to reduce the risk of breakage. All vehicles are alarmed, fully insured and driven by trained professionals.
  • Provision of very strong specialist packing boxes
    We can provide very high-quality packing materials to help your fragile items survive the move to Duisburg.
  • Schepens use talented move coordinators
    We have very skilled and experienced move coordinators who are used to walk clients through the entire removals process. They will help you every step of the way from choosing a delivery schedule and picking an insurance plan through to handling customs paperwork. They have performed many removals to Duisburg and can help you understand the entire process.

We offer a wide range of removals services

Schepens are a full-service removals company, offering every service you may require including:

  • Packing Services
    Our staff can carefully and efficiently pack your items for you, ensuring they survive the long journey to Duisburg.
  • Customs Handling
    Let our move co-ordinators take the stress out of the move by filing in customs paperwork on your behalf!
  • Insurance for Removals to Germany
    We offer a wide range of insurance policies, designed to suit every budget and cargo type. Our move coordinators will explain all of the options to you.
  • Storage Services
    We have a range of secure storage facilities throughout Europe. Our rates are very affordable and we offer long-term storage discounts.

We have helped many families relocate to Germany, including a wide variety of cities — Berlin, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Lübeck, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich and Stuttgart.

See our German Resources page for more useful info


If you are intending to move to Duisburg, contact Schepens today on 01794 323558 to discuss your requirements with our friendly staff.