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With the Quick-Check, you can check your options of working and living in Germany.

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Why Germany?!

Discover the numerous advantages that make working and living in Germany so appealing: from a flourishing economy and safe working conditions to legally guaranteed holidays and a strong sense of solidarity within society. Read in our new “Why Germany?!” section why the federal republic should become your new adopted country of residence!

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Self-Check: Opportunity card

Simply answer the questions in the self-check: opportunity card to find out if you are eligible to apply for an opportunity card.

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The new EU Blue Card from November 2023

What is changing? From now on, significantly lower salary thresholds for career starters in regular and shortage occupations apply. On certain conditions, IT specialists without formal qualifications but with specialised knowledge gained from work experience are able to receive a Blue Card as well. Additionally, joining people in possession of an EU Blue Card via the family reunification process as well as the arrival of Blue Card holders from other EU Member States to Germany will be facilitated with the newly introduced changes.

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Job listings

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The "Make it in Germany" job listings have thousands of interesting job offers in Germany ready for you.

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We made it: Family reunification

Rosalia and Roberto from Mexico were able to use the family reunification option to fulfil their dream for the future: To live and work in Germany. In this video, the couple talks about how everything came about: Applying for an entry visa and for a residence title, looking for accommodation and obtaining a residence title in Germany as well as the requirements to fulfill.

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The reform of the Skilled Immigration Act

With the new version of the Skilled Immigration Act, the Federal Government is creating attractive prospects for international skilled workers. The immigration of skilled workers with vocational training as well as persons with practical professional expertise will be facilitated. We inform you about the changes and new opportunities for employment in Germany.

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Events for living and working in Germany

Here you can find events and workshops that can help you with your career and with settling down in Germany – either online or in your area.

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Make IT in Germany: IT experts wanted

Are you looking for challenges in the IT industry? Germany offers great career prospects for IT specialists.

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Do you have any questions?

Let us advise you on your opportunities to work and live in Germany. Our experts will support you with questions regarding job search, visa, recognition and learning German. 

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