Newsletter no. 3/2019
Germany’s dual vocational training system enjoys an excellent reputation around the world. However, many companies are unable to find enough apprentices. Recruiting apprentices from abroad is therefore a good opportunity to counteract this development. It not only helps companies secure the skilled labour they need, but also provides individuals from abroad with long-term career prospects in Germany.
Newsletter no. 2/2019
Large numbers of people from other regions of the world would like to live in Germany for many different reasons. The latest data from the central register of foreign nationals (AZR) shows that the migration flows to Germany are closely linked to the principle of free movement which applies within the European Union (EU).
Newsletter no. 4/2018
Speaking about Make it in Germany, Federal Economic Affairs Minister, Mr Peter Altmaier, summed up the overall concept and the specific mission of the initiative’s website as follows: “Anyone who wants to win the competition for sought-after international specialists must provide up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive information about the opportunities and chances in the country.”
Newsletter no. 2/2018:
There are some sectors in regions in Germany where a lack of qualified professionals is already making itself felt. This skills gap is expected to widen as the population of Germany continues to age. We are now at a stage where a lack of qualified labour is the biggest commercial risk...
Newsletter No. 1/2018:
Assessing foreign qualifications to see whether they can be recognised as equivalent to German ones is key for successfully integrating professionals from abroad into the German labour market. Germany is currently home to more than 12.7 million immigrants...