Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals

Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Chamber of Crafts

German: Handwerkskammer (HWK)

A Chamber of Crafts (Handwerkskammer, or HWK for short) represents the interests of the trades in the form of a “corporation under public law” (Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts). All the proprietors of a trade or similar business in a given area are members of the Chamber of Trades for that area. The objective of a Chamber of Trades is to represent the interests of the trades.

Contact us

Email

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

Write email

Chat

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

To the chat

Hotline

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

To the hotline

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.

Read FAQs

Contact

This website uses cookies that are strictly necessary for the technical operation of the website and are always set. Other cookies requiring consent, to personalize content and ads and to analyse access to our website, are set only with your consent. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.