Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals


The capital posts record numbers of business start-ups. This is where the greatest number of new jobs are created in Germany.  People from all over the world move to Berlin to live and work and many companies are setting up their headquarters here. In the city state of Berlin you will find a unique research infrastructure, highly qualified professionals and a lively and inspiring creative scene. Modern, strong on technology and open to innovation are the catchwords that best describe Berlin.




891.12 km²


3,613,495 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Health/life sciences
  • Information, communications, media, creative industries
  • Manufacturing trade

Information on the state
The official Berlin website (German, English, Italian, French)

Talent in Berlin
Information website for new residents of Berlin (German, English)

Visit Berlin
Provides plenty of information for people wanting to visit Berlin (German, English, Italian, French, Spanish)

Welcome Services for immigrants

Integration courses
Comprehensive information on both general and specialised integration courses (German, English, French, Spanish)

Recognition authorities and advisory centres
Central points of initial contact for having your international qualifications recognized (German)

Info packages for immigrants
Important information on registration, visa requirements, finding a place to stay, finding a job, further training, health, etc. (German, English, Arabic, French, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish)

Welcome Center Berlin 
All relevant information on “Arriving in Berlin“ (i.a. German, English, Spanish, French, Polish)

Business Welcome Service in Berlin (German, English)


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