Working in Germany: the official website
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In Germany, you have a wide range of opportunities to work as a scientist or researcher. As soon as you have concluded a hosting agreement or an employment contract with a research institution, you may apply for a visa for research at the German embassy in your country. 

The following information might help you with your visa application:

 

You do not meet the requirements for a research visa but have a university degree? 

With a university degree you may also work as a researcher in Germany, if you have a visa for qualified professionals or the EU Blue Card

The following information might help you with your visa application:

 

Do you require individual consultation? 

Questions regarding the visa process: Contact us for individual consultation

Information regarding research in Germany: 

  • Find out more about research career opportunities in Germany in the Research section. 
  • The platform Research in Germany provides important information on scientific institutions, funding programmes and research career opportunities.
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