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New: Guide for employers

The Skilled Immigration Act improves the immigration opportunities for skilled workers from countries outside the EU (third countries). The new guide "Possibilities of skilled worker immigration - What employers need to know" provides a concise explanation of all legal regulations concerning the employment of skilled professionals from third countries.

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COVID-19 Information for businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has an impact on the entry and residence of foreign skilled workers in Germany. The Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community has issued temporary residence regulations and official measures in this regard. The Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA) has briefly summarized these regulations in German.

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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.

New recruiting project "Hand in Hand for international talents"

You are a company of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and you are looking for a specialist in the fields of electrical engineering or computer science? The project "Hand in Hand for International Talents" supports you in your search for suitable specialists with vocational training in Brazil, India and Vietnam. 

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Publishing your job offer in "Make it in Germany"

Do you want to recruit a qualified professional from abroad? We show you how you can place your job advertisement on "Make it in Germany"-job listings.

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The Skilled Immigration Act in Germany

The Skilled Immigration Act in Germany

A brief explanation of the Skilled Immigration Act

With the Skilled Immigration Act, the regulations for skilled professionals from countries outside the European Union are changing. Our explainer video shows you what is new.
 

 

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"Make it in Germany" Newsletter

Subscribe to the "Make it in Germany" newsletter. You will be kept well informed about current developments in the field of skilled worker migration to Germany.

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