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What are your chances, as a qualified professional, of immigrating to Germany to continue your career over here? Check them out here!

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The International Placement Service (ZAV) ), part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to help you in your search for a training post. Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur.de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

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You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In demand: qualified professionals 
The types of training that offer the best opportunities

Germany local
Find the responsible German mission in your country

An excellent alternative – vocational training
The German vocational training system at a glance

Vocational training in Germany
How to learn a profession

Studying in Germany
Why it is worthwhile to study in Germany and how to get a place at university

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The International Placement Services (ZAV) ), part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to help you in your search for a training post. Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur.de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

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You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In demand: qualified professionals 
The types of training that offer the best opportunities

An excellent alternative – vocational training
The German vocational training system at a glance

Germany’s leading industries
Learn more about Germany’s industries and the opportunities they offer

Vocational training in Germany
How to learn a profession

Studying in Germany
Why it is worthwhile to study in Germany and how to get a place at university

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Authoritative information on the recognition of school-leaving certificates is available here: www.anabin.de.

Please note that the respective university will decide on student admissions at its own discretion. Therefore, it is advisable to contact your prospective university’s admissions office or international office beforehand.    

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will provide you with information on courses of study and university locations. In addition, its database offers information on scholarships and international university programmes. The DAAD’s website also offers information on admission requirements at German universities. Detailed information about visas and entering Germany is available here.

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You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

An excellent perspective – Studying in Germany
Why is Germany such an attractive destination for international students?

Germany local
Here, you can find a list of German missions abroad and locate the one nearest to you, or the nearest DAAD information centre

Which occupations are in demand?
Skills that are in high demand in Germany

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Authoritative information on the recognition of school-leaving certificates is available here: www.anabin.de.

Find out whether your school-leaving certificate is sufficient for admission to a German university: www.daad.de/admission.

Please note that the respective university will decide on student admissions at its own discretion. As a result, it is a good idea to contact your prospective university’s admissions office or international office beforehand.  

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will provide you with information on courses of study and university locations. In addition, its database offers information on scholarships and international university programmes. You can also find out how to apply for admission to a German university on the DAAD’s website.

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You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

An excellent perspective – Studying in Germany
Why is Germany such an attractive destination for international students?

Germany local
Here, you can find a list of German missions abroad and locate the one nearest to you, or the nearest DAAD information centre

Studying in Germany – What next?
Find out what your options are once you have completed your studies in Germany

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You can get further information about the legal conditions you must satisfy take up employment in Germany from the International Placement Services (ZAV). The ZAV is part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA). However, you are also welcome to contact our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany” for advice by phone. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

Comprehensive information on the recognition of your vocational qualification is available on the “Recognition in Germany” website.

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You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

Job Listings
Here you can hunt for vacancies in Germany

In demand: professionals with vocational qualifications
The types of training offering the best opportunities in Germany

Letting people know about your abilities
Information about the recognition process

Visa
An overview of German visa regulations

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Auf Ihrem Weg nach Deutschland begleiten wir Sie gerne mit weiteren Infos:

Fünf Schritte nach Deutschland
Von Jobsuche bis Familienleben: Tipps für Ihre Zukunft

Welche Berufe gefragt sind
Chancen auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt kurz erklärt

Deutschland im Portrait
Was Sie immer über Deutschland wissen wollten 

Ratgeber „Arbeiten in Deutschland“
So klappt es mit Ihrem Neustart in Deutschland

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The International Placement Service (ZAV), part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to help you in your search for a training post. Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur.de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur(dot)de

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We can also help you along your way to Germany with some more information here on our portal:

How to get to Germany in five easy steps
From job-hunting to family life: tips for your future

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the  German labour market 

Portrait of Germany
What you always wanted to know about Germany

Guide – Working in Germany 
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

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In Germany, the local employment agencies will advise you in your search for a job. You can get further information by phoning +49(0) 1801 555111 or by filling in the contact form on the job exchange Web site of the Federal Employment Agency (BA). You will find the addresses and contact details of the local employment agencies on www.arbeitsagentur.de (German)

If, having completing your studies, you have already left Germany the International Placement Service, part of the Federal Employment Agency (BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts. Send an e-mail to make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur.de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone our hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here too, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency (German). You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you. 

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We explain how to find the job you’ve been dreaming of in Germany on this portal:

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the German labour market 

Visa: Your ticket to a job
Find out whether you need a visa 

Applying for a job 
How to score points with employers 

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The International Placement Service (ZAV), a part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts: Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur(dot)de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency’s job exchange. You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you. 

Information on this portal

© iStockphoto / John_ Woodcock

You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the German labour market 

Guide – Working in Germany
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

Support

© iStockphoto / logorilla

The International Placement Service (ZAV), a part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts: Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur(dot)de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone our hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency’s job exchange. You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you. 

Information on this portal

© iStockphoto / John_ Woodcock

You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the German labour market 

Guide – Working in Germany
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

Support

© iStockphoto / logorilla

The International Placement Service (ZAV), a part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts: Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur(dot)de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency’s job exchange. You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you. 

Information on this portal

© iStockphoto / John_ Woodcock

You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the German labour market 

Guide – Working in Germany
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

Support

© iStockphoto / logorilla

The International Placement Service (ZAV), a part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts: Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur(dot)de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency’s job exchange. You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you. 

Information on this portal

© iStockphoto / John_ Woodcock

You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the German labour market 

Guide – Working in Germany
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

Support

© iStockphoto / logorilla

The International Placement Service (ZAV), a part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts: Send an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur(dot)de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany".You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency’s job exchange. You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you. 

Information on this portal

© iStockphoto / John_ Woodcock

You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the German labour market 

Guide – Working in Germany
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

Support

The International Placement Service (ZAV), a part of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA), is there to support you in your job-hunting efforts:  Send an e-mail to:make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur.de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting our “Hotline to Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111

Otherwise, you can search the Job Listings for suitable job offers. Here, you will find vacancies in professions where Germany lacks qualified professionals. Job offers can also be found on the Federal Employment Agency’s job exchange. You can post your profile there too, so that interested employers can contact you.

Information on this portal

We can also help you along your way to Germany with some more information here on our portal:

How to get to Germany in five easy steps
From job-hunting to family life: tips for your future

In which professions is there a demand?
A brief look at opportunities on the  German labour market 

Portrait of Germany
What you always wanted to know about Germany

Guide – Working in Germany 
Getting off to a good start in Germany 

Support

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The Federal Employment Agency will be happy to assist you in finding a job. Please refer to the  Federal Employment Agency’s job listings to find a suitable job. The website will also let you post your own profile, so that prospective employers can get in touch with you.

Information on this portal

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You can find out about what opportunities are open to you in Germany here on this portal:

Guide to “Working in Germany”
Find out how to kickstart your career in Germany

Which occupations are in demand
Professions that are in particular demand in Germany 

Foreign skilled workers on the German labour market
Germany as a country of immigration