Working in Germany: the official website
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Apprentices from abroad

Do you have a vacant apprenticeship post and can’t find anyone to fill it? Germany’s Dual vocational training system is highly respected abroad and interest from young people there – especially those from EU states – in taking a dual training course is keen as a result. You could recruit some yourself – and offer them the prospect of a career in Germany. You can find out how by consulting the website of KOFA, the centre of excellence for securing a supply of qualified professionals.

The program "Passgenaue Besetzung" supports small and medium-sized enterprises in recruiting and integrating young trainees. More information about the program can be found on the website www.bmwi.de

Information on the internet

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy 

Information on the program “Passgenaue Besetzung” (German)


Federal Employment Agency (BA)

Information on admission to the labour market (German, English)

Migration Check: find out whether your applicant requires a work permit (German)

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    KOFA (centre of excellence for securing a supply of qualified professionals)

    Apprentices from Europe – finding exactly the right young international recruits for your company (German)

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