Working in Germany: the official website
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Foreign students

Foreign students studying at German universities represent an especially important source of potential qualified recruits. The advantage they offer is that besides their specialist qualification, they are usually already familiar with German culture and the German language. Moreover, by recruiting foreign students, you can save time, as they are already in Germany and under current regulations are entitled to take up employment immediately after graduating here.

To contact this target group, post job vacancies in the universities in your region, or attend career fairs there. You will find detailed information on recruiting foreign students for your company at KOFA, the centre of excellence for securing a supply of qualified professionals.

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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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