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Qualified professionals from abroad: both sides stand to gain

International teams are an asset: by recruiting staff from abroad, employers not only bring highly qualified employees into the company. With their new approaches and their experience of other cultural backgrounds, international qualified professionals also enrich corporate culture.

By searching for new employees beyond your national borders, you cover your own needs for skilled labour with qualified immigrants and also, thanks to the specific knowledge of markets, countries and languages of your new recruits, gain intercultural skills that can open up new opportunities for you on international markets.

You can find out how to successfully recruit and integrate international qualified professionals on our web pages.

Profiles of foreign professionals

The International and Specialised Services (ZAV) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) supports German companies actively in search for suitable applicants from abroad. Here you will be able to find the latest top-applicants of the (ZAV), categorized according to the respective professional branch.



Best Practices

Many businesses have already successfully recruited and integrated international qualified professionals. You can view their stories here.


Do you have any questions?

You got questions about the recruitment of foreign qualified professionals? Our experts are happy to answer your questions! Learn more about the ways to contact us by clicking one of the symbols on the right side.

Information event for companies: Korea meets Germany

Are you looking to hire skilled professionals from Korea or are you interested in expanding your business relations there? The Korean Embassy in cooperation with the Unternehmerverband Deutschlande.V. (BVMW) and the Ostasiatischer Verein e.V. (OAV) invites you to a networking and exchange event in Berlin, on November 18th, 2019.


Acknowledgement of recognition of qualifications

Recruitment of foreign professionals also requires the recognition of their qualifications. Read more about processes and contacts here.


Entry of qualified professionals from abroad

Legal and administrative regulations apply to the recruitment of international qualified professionals. Learn more about how your new recruits can enter Germany to start their new job.



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