Working in Germany: the official website
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Qualified professionals from abroad

Do you manage a company and have had vacancies for some time for which you cannot find suitable professionals? Then it might be worthwhile for you to take a look abroad.

The new provisions of the Skilled Immigration Act improve the employment opportunities for qualified internationals from third countries. Professionals will now not only be defined as university graduates but also as employees with qualified vocational training. They can work as a professional in an occupation that matches their acquired qualifications.

Support is also available from the Federal Employment Agency (BA), which can advise you on this topic by calling +49 (0) 228 713-1313.

Tip: If you would particularly like to hire nursing staff from abroad, the Federal Employment Agency can help you. You can find further information on hiring care workers in the section "Labour market admission of certain groups of people" .

Information on the internet

Federal Employment Agency (BA)

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

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