Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals

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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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Wunderbar together!

The USA and Germany are united through shared values and visions. The Year of German-American Friendship (“Deutschlandjahr USA”) highlights the diverse and vivid transatlantic relations.

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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

Job-hunting in Germany

You look for a job in Germany? Our video explains the main steps and gives you valuable tips from the preparation to the job interview. 

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Visa

Find detailed information on visa regulations here.

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Recognition in Germany

In order to work in Germany, it is helpful to have your foreign qualifications recognised. In somes cases, it is even mandatory. It really depends on your profession.

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Federal Minister Altmaier welcomes you

Welcome to "Make it in Gemany"

Welcome to "Make it in Gemany"

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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Information about Brexit

You live in Great Britain and would like to come to Germany? As a skilled worker, you have numerous opportunities. Find out more at the Federal Employment Agency.

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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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Current information of the new Skilled Immigration Act

Are you a qualified professional? Do you want to work in Germany? From 2020 onwards, the Skilled Immigration Act will improve the provisions for qualified professionals from countries outside the European Union (third countries).

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Email

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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Hotline

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

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FAQs

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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Chat

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

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