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Ask Me Anything - Study in Germany

Ask Me Anything - Studying in Germany (ENG, FR, ES Sub)

Ask Me Anything - Studying in Germany (ENG, FR, ES Sub)

How is studying in Germany? Juanita from Colombia knows exactly because she has been studying in Germany for five years. In the new video, she answers all questions about studying and talks about her everyday life at university.

Current information on the Skilled Immigration Act

You are a qualified professional from abraod and you would like to work in Germany?  From 1 March 2020, the Skilled Immigration Act will improve the regulations for skilled workers from countries outside the European Union (third countries).  Here you can find out which new regulations apply to the immigration of skilled workers.

Local contacts

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

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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

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Whether it is news, projects or events: The Make it in Germany newsletter keeps you up to date about important developments in the field of labour migration and integration 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.


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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#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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