Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals


Beautiful natural landscapes, friendly people, attractive economy: Bavaria is a truly fascinating state. Its economy is booming, and its labour market offers plenty of opportunities for international professionals. In addition to well-known global players, many SMEs with an international focus and businesses with a longstanding tradition also call Bavaria their home and are always looking for qualified staff.




70,542.03 km²


12,997,204 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Metal industry, automotive industry and mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering and electronics
  • IT
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical, energy and environmental technology
  • Healthcare

Information on the state
Portal providing comprehensive information about Bavaria (German, English, French, Spanisch, Italian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese)

Welcome Services for immigrants 

Work in Bavaria
Information on living and working in Bavaria, as well as information on language and integration courses for foreign professionals (German, English)

Recognition authorities and advisory centres
Three places to turn to in order to have foreign professional qualifications recognised (German)

Study in Bavaria
Information about higher education opportunities in Bavaria and how international students can make the most of them (German, English)

Service Center for international professionals in Munich
Support in finding a job and settling in Munich (German, English, French, Italian, Russian, Arabic, Chinese)

Welcome Center im Landkreis Roth
Service centre for international professionals (German, English)

Welcome Center Altmühlfranken
Service centre for international professionals (German)


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