Alexandra R


Alexandra Rau is a journalist and section editor (News) for The Munich Eye.

Professionally coming from an administration management background, she used her knowledge of German culture and business practices to help TME grow and reach a larger audience in the wider English-speaking German community.

Alexandra started working for TME in 2012.

Originally born in Baden-Württemberg, Alexandra has lived and worked in and around Munich since her early childhood.


Role: General Editor, News
No. of articles: 32
Email: alex.r@themunicheye.com




German Engineering Skill Shortage Hits Hard

German Jobs
Currently the situation on the German labor market is eminently good. The unemployment rate is dropping and the number of employed people is more than...

Munich Top City for IT and Engineering

Munich top city for engineering jobs
Back in 2014, a study by the European Commission confirmed that Munich is the city that offers Information and Communication Technology (ICT)...

Munich Students Win Hyperloop Contest

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and the aerospace company SpaceX, launched the "Hyperloop Pod Competition" in 2015. The Hyperloop is the concept of a...

Men Also Have Trouble Juggling Work and Family

According to research published online in the Journal of Applied Psychology by the American Psychological Association, women and men report similar...

Oktoberfest 2017 Updates Security

Oktoberfest 2017
Safety precautions for the Wiesn are being further expanded in 2017. For the first time police will patrol the festivities equipped with bodycams....

Municipal security guards for Munich

Munich Hauptbahnhof
Following a city council decision from 2016, the Kreisverwaltungsreferat (department of district administration) submitted a more detailed concept for...

Second S-Bahn weekend maintenance closures

SBahn delays
For the second - and last - time of the year, the S-Bahn Stammstrecke (main line) will be out of service due to repair and maintenance works.

The...

Follow-Up on the Unterfoehring shooting

A 26-year-old female police officer was severely injured three months ago during a routine check at the Unterföhring S-Bahn station. The suspected...

Storm damage warning for Isar region

Heavy storms from last Friday caused huge damage to regions in southern Germany, especially in the forests of eastern Bavaria.

The Bavarian Forestry...

Stolen Dachau KZ-gate Now on Display

Dachau Concentration Camp
The historic main gate of the former concentration camp at Dachau was stolen in November 2014 and recovered at the end of 2016 in Norway. The...

English Garden Reunited

English Garden tunnel
Munich's city council has unanimously approved the concept for a tunnel which is to reunite the southern and northern part of English garden.

Since...

Tollwood Summer Festival 2017

Tollwood 2017
From the 21st of June to the 16th of July, Olympiapark South in Munich hosts this year's Tollwood Summer Festival.

For the next 26 days visitors are...