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Welcome Services for qualified professionals and their families

We want Germany to quickly become a new home for you and your family. To help you discover your new hometown, there are Welcome Centers in various regions of Germany to help you find your way around. Here you can find the contact details and offers of the Welcome Centres for skilled workers from abroad.

Welcome Center Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg & Hochrhein-Bodensee

  • Welcome Center for international qualified professionals and students
  • Consultation service for employers on recruitment and integration of international qualified professionals for the regions of Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg and Hochrhein-Bodensee
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Welcome Center Sozialwirtschaft Baden-Württemberg

  • Welcome Center for international qualified professionals and students   
  • Consultation service for employers on recruitment and integration of international qualified professionals as well as apprentices from third countries for the social economy sector
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Welcome Center TechnologieRegion Karlsruhe

  • Initial consultation on living and working in the 'TechnologieRegion Karlsruhe
  • Events for employers (KMU), international qualified professionals and students
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Welcome Center Rhein-Neckar

  • Inicial consultation for international qualified professionals and students
  • Consultation service given by employers (KMU) about the regulations of immigration and residence as well as the integration of international qualified professionals in companies
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Welcome Center Heilbronn-Franken

  • Initial consultation for international qualified professionals and students in the 'Region Heilbronn-Franken'
  • Consultation for employers on recruitment and integration of international qualified professionals as well as apprentices for the region of Heilbronn-Franken
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Welcome Center Ulm/ Oberschwaben

  • Welcoming service for international qualified professionals, students and employers in the Ulm / Oberschwaben region
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Welcome Center Nordschwarzwald

  • Initial consultation for international qualified professionals and students as well as employers located in the area
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Welcome Center Region Stuttgart

  • ​​​​​​​Initial consultation and events in the Welcome Center Stuttgart for new residents and immigrants of the Stuttgart region.
  • Initial and individual consultation for employers on the recruitment of labor forces from abroad
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Willkommensbüro für internationale Studierende in Ostwürttemberg (WISO)

  • Welcome Center (= Willkommensbüro) Ostwürttemberg (WISO) 
  • Networking of international students and companies in the area​​​​​​​
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Willkommenzentrum Berlin

  • Initial orientation and support of recent immigrants after entering Berlin
  • Information consultation concerning living and working in Berlin 
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Willkommensservice im Unternehmensservice Bremen

  • Welcome Center and consultation service for employers 
  • Initial orientation for international qualified professionals and entrepreneur
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Hamburg Welcome Center 

  • Service for new residents: Advice on your first steps in Hamburg
  • Residence issues: Registration and issue of residence permits
  • Vocational orientation and counseling on the recognition of foreign qualifications
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Welcome Center Hesse

  • Support for international professionals and their families arriving in Hesse.
  • Consultation service for international professionals and their families on working and living in Hesse
  • Support for regional companies in recruiting, hiring and sustainably integrating international professionals
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 Welcome Center Region Rostock

Welcome Center Vorpommern-Rügen

  • Initial and individual consultation on living and working in the area
  • Company service: Helping new employees in their search for housing, jobs for spouses, day-care centres for children ​​​​​​​
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Welcome Center Region Greifswald

  • ​​​​​​​Initial and individual consultation on living and working in the area
  • Company service: Helping new employees in their search for housing, jobs for spouses, day-care centres for children
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Welcome Center der Region SüdOstNiedersachsen

  • Welcome Center for international professionals and employers in the area 
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Welcome Center der Ems-Achse

  • Information consulting for international professionals and companies in the region
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welcome.ruhr

  • welcome.ruhr - the webportal for a (new) career start in the Ruhr region
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Welcome- und ServiceCenter Essen (WSC)

  • Consultation on the right of residence the issue of residence permits
    Initial consultation for international qualified professionals 
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Welcome Center IHK Koblenz

  • Counsultation regarding immigration and residence matters of international qualified professionals 
  • Support in job search and the recognition of foreign qualifications
  • Support of employers in the recruitment of internation qualified professionals 
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Welcome Center IHK Trier

  • ​​​​​​​Consultation on immigration and residence matters of international qualified professionals
  • Support in job search and the recognition of foreign qualifications
  • Support of employers in the recruitment of internation qualified professionals
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Welcome Center IHK Pfalz

  • Consultation on immigration and residence matters of international qualified professionals
  • Support in job search and the recognition of foreign qualifications
  • Support of employers in the recruitment of internation qualified professionals ​​​​​​​
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Welcome Center Erzgebirge

  • Welcome Center and initial orientation for international qualified professionals 
  • Events for companies to secure skilled labor forces and networking opportunities
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Welcome Center Dresden

  • Consultation on the right of residence the issue of residence permits 
  • Initial consultation for international qualified professionals 
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Welcome Center Sachsen-Anhalt

  • Initial consultation concerning vocational orientation, accomodation, day-care centres  
  • Supporting companies on the matter of family-friendly workplaces
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Thüringer Agentur Für Fachkräftegewinnung  (ThAFF)

  • Initial consultation on life and labour in 'Thüringen' (=Thuringia) 
  • Job search with the help of 'Thüringer Stellenbörse' (= Thuringian job vacancies) 
  • Networking for living and working in Thuringia 
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