RE:Union - A Documentary about the Changing Face of Europe

Factbox: Free Movement - EU Citizens

Following Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union EU citizens are entitled to:

  • look for a job in another EU country   
  • work there without needing a work permit
  • reside there for that purpose
  • stay there even after employment has finished
  • enjoy equal treatment with nationals in access to employment, working conditions and all other social and tax advantages


Factbox: Immigration to Germany after the Crisis

There was an increase of immigration from EU states towards Germany who struggled with the financial crisis:

  • Greece 41,7% (+10.547)
  • Italy 37,2% (+12.224) and
  • Spain 33,9% (+9.543)