Your chances:

Without a vocational qualification or university degree, your chances of working in Germany are very low. This is because a completed vocational training or university degree is usually a prerequisite for obtaining a residence permit for the purpose of obtaining qualified employment in Germany.


Alternative options: 

Under certain conditions, it is possible to come to Germany to complete vocational training or to study:

  • Complete vocational training in Germany to improve your career opportunities. Find out more about this in the section Training.   
  • Studying in Germany opens up numerous perspectives for you. Find out more about this in the section Study.

Do you have any questions?

Let us advise you on your opportunities to work and live in Germany. Our experts will support you with questions regarding job search, visa, recognition and learning German. 

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