Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals


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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Information on COVID-19

Germany has taken measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 ('Coronavirus'). Here you will find special regulations currently applicable in Germany regarding entry and residence as well as important internet addresses.

Local contacts

In our world map section you will find the contact details and offers of the German national institutions in your country.

Current job offers

Do you have any questions?

You want more information about living and working in Germany? Our experts answer your questions and give you valuable tips. Learn more about the ways to contact us by clicking one of the symbols on the right side

Discover the portal "Make it in Germany"

Discover the portal "Make it in Germany"

You want to work and live in Germany? Watch our new information film and learn more about our service offers. On the portal, you will find multilingual information on entry and visa procedures, finding a job and everyday life in Germany.

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Nationals from the Western Balkans countries

You are from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro or Serbia? We will show you which possibilities are open to you with the Skilled Immigration Act.


German states at a glance

Find out about their capitals and economic sectors. Discover what distinguishes each federal state and which services are offered to you locally as an international qualified professional.




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#howtomakeit - A Jobseeker's visa, and then?

#howtomakeit - A Jobseeker's visa, and then?

Christian Steffens, deputy director of the Welcome and ServiceCenter Essen (WSC) explains how you can extend your work visa after your arrival in Germany.

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Information for EU citizens

Are you an EU citizen and planning to work and live in Germany? Here you will find specific EU-relevant information and news.


Hotline "Working and Living in Germany"

Via our service hotline you will receive personalised advice in German or English on the following topics: Job search, job and occupation, recognition of professional qualifications, entry and stay in Germany as well as learning German.


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Welcome to "Make it in Gemany"

Welcome to "Make it in Gemany"

Federal Minister Altmaier welcomes you

Welcome to ‘Make it in Germany’! The German economy is strong, this is why we need qualified professionals like you who want to live and work in Germany.

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Send us your questions about living and working in Germany in German or English. We will answer as soon as we can.

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In our chat you can put your questions to our specialists in German or English, rapidly and without prior login.

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You can get personal advice in German and English over our hotline. We look forward to your call!

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Here you'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions about living and working in Germany, as well as about our Web site and partners.

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