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You are on the “Make it in Germany” Website. On this page, we will tell you how the Web site works. And what kind of topics you find on the Web site.

 

How this Web page works 

You are on the “Make it in Germany” Web site.

“Make it in Germany” means:

“Be successful (do well) in Germany”.

On this page, we will tell you

how the Web site works. 

The Home page shows important topics or things you might want to find out about. 

The Make it in Germany logo is on the right-hand side at the top, 
 
If you click the logo. It will always take you back to the Home page.

Under the logo, is a box where you can choose your language.

You can choose German or English. 

To the left of the language choice box is a magnifying glass for searching.

If you cannot find the information you need 

you can search for it.

Click on the magnifying glass.

Then a search box will pop up.

Type in the word you are looking for in the search box 

Then press the enter button on your keyboard.

A list will come up with the information about the thing you are searching for.

On the left-hand side of the search box it says: Working, studying, living in Germany and Looking for foreign professionals.

Click on "Working, studying, living in Germany". 

It will show information for people who are looking for work.

If you click on "Looking for foreign professionals", 

It will show information for employers. 

 

At the top of the Home page, you will see five topics (things to get information about):

  • Jobs
  • Study & training
  • Visa
  • Living in Germany
  • About the portal

This is the main navigation bar that helps you go to different parts of the website. 

How to use the main navigation bar.

You can either click the topic that you want to find about.

or move your mouse so the cursor (arrow) is on a word. 

When the cursor is on a word, a new menu or list opens up under it.

 

If you click on Jobs, you will find information about working in Germany. 

For example, there are Job listings.

This tells you about new job vacancies (people who need staff) in Germany. 

 

The word „Study & training“ is for young people. It tells you about training for a job in Germany.

There is also information about studying in Germany. For example, why it is good to study in Germany. 

 

If you click on the word Living in Germany

You get ideas about living in Germany. 

For example, how to find somewhere to live in Germany, or how to go shopping. 
 

About the portal tells you all about the web site.

Who made this Web site? 

Why do we need this Web site? 

It also has answers to questions that a lot of people ask. 

 

What is Make it in Germany? 

Make it in Germany is the German government’s portal for qualified professionals from around the world.

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is responsible for the portal.

This is what Make it in Germany wants to do: 

•    Make people from other countries feel excited about Germany
•    Show people from other countries that they could work in Germany
•    Tell people that it is worth living and working in Germany.

This is why the Web site has lots of information about Germany. 

It tells you about jobs.

It has videos of people who live in Germany. 

It also shows that Germany is a modern country where people from all over the World live and work. 
 

Make it in Germany is in collaboration with:

  • the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • the Federal Employment Agency
  • the Federal Foreign Office
  • the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
  • the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

 

How can I write to Make it in Germany? 

If you want to write a message to Make it in Germany you can use the Contact form. 

Click here

A new site will pop up. 

The new site has different boxes

You can type in those boxes.

The form has different boxes with a * next to some of them.

You must fill in any boxes with a star next to them.

That means: you must write your name 

in the Name box.

You must write your e-mail address in the E-mail address box.

You must choose a subject in the Subject box.

Click on the subject of your choice.

There are other boxes too. You can use these to say what work you do and your age. 

That will help us to send you more information. 

Then, in the Message box, write your message to Make it in Germany.

When you have finished writing your message, click Send.

Your message will then be sent to Make it in Germany. 

We look forward to hearing from you.

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