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.

Workshop: Working in the ICT sector

You want to work in Germany but don't know how to start? Join the online workshop "Working in the ICT sector in Germany" on July 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CET and get guidance from the experts of the German Federal Employment Agency.

IT specialist starts her career in Germany!

Payalia is an IT specialist from India and is now working in Germany. How did she make it? Thanks to the fast-track procedure for skilled workers, she was able to enter Germany faster and could continue her IT career.

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

Current job offers

Looking for a job? Our job listings provide you with current vacancies especially suitable for professionals from abroad. Check it out!

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.

Job found! Civil engineer starts his career in Germany

Are you a civil engineer who wants to live and work in Germany? Mirza from Bosnia explains how the fast-track procedure for skilled workers helped him to enter Germany.

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#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.

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.

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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