Are you interested in working in Germany? Depending on your home country, different conditions may apply for taking up employment in Germany. You can check out what possibilities are open to you on our Quick-Check.
If you fulfill the requirements, then you can search for a job in sectors where Germany is suffering from a shortage of qualified professionals. The vacancies are advertised by the Federal Employment Agency (BA). Good to know: companies particularly welcoming qualified professionals from abroad, which registered their job offers on the job listings of the Federal Employment Agency (BA), have choose our website to publish their vacancies. It means that these employers really want to hire qualified professionals from abroad.
How to use the “Make it in Germany” job listings You can use the filter above to search for vacancies in your line of work. If you know the name of your profession in German, just write it in the search box. Then click “Filter”. If you do not know the name of your profession in German, write the name or a related search term in your native language in the search box. Then click the “Translate into German” box. Now choose your native language. The name of your profession or your search term will then be machine-translated into German. After that, click “Filter” to see the vacancies that match your search. The job vacancies are written in the language in which the employer sent them to the Federal Employment Agency (BA). Most of the vacancies on the job exchange are currently in German.
Do you have question concerning job search? Please use our advisory service specially tailored for professionals from abroad. The advisors will answer your individual questions relating to working and career in Germany and will help you on your way to work in Germany. You can get support in your job-hunting efforts by entering the live chat, or you can send us an e-mail to: make-it-in-germany(at)arbeitsagentur.de. In addition, you can get advice in German and English by contacting the Hotline “Living and Working in Germany”. You can phone the hotline on +49 30 1815 – 1111.
We would be very grateful if you would take a few moments to answer our survey. It will take you about 5 minutes to answer the questions. Your responses will help us develop the “Make it in Germany” Web site further.