Theory combined with practice: Germany is known the world over for its dual education system in companies and vocational schools. And the chances of getting a place on a training course are good, because every year thousands of posts remain unfilled. Here, you can learn how to find the right training course, how much you earn while training and what career opportunities are open to you.

Doing a dual training course is twice the fun, because it alternates practice and theory. Once you have completed your training, a variety of career prospects are open to you. more

In addition to these dual vocational training courses, there are also other forms of vocational training in Germany – including combined vocational diploma and university degree courses. Here, you can find out which type of training suits you best. more

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Depending on your home country, different legal provisions apply to vocational training. We explain them here. more

There are some 350 occupations requiring formal training in Germany. We present five vocational training courses in occupations that are currently much in demand in Germany. more

You’ve opted to do your vocational training in Germany? Let us help you along with some practical tips from choosing a profession to looking for accommodation. more

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