Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals


Home to one of the largest European airports, Hessen offers an excellent transport network. Frankfurt, as an international financial centre, has a strong influence on Hessen as a service region. Similarly, well-known international industrial companies define Hessen as a technology location at the heart of European markets. Hessen also boasts beautiful nature reserves, historical castles and palaces, as well as the Rheingau vineyards which are renowned for its excellent wines all over the world.




21,115.67 km²


6,243,262 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Automotive and supply industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Cultural and creative industries
  • Financial services
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Medical technology
  • Tourism

Information on the state
Information on many aspects of Hessen, including politics and administration, events and its people (German, English)

Arbeitswelt in Hessen
Information on the world work in Hesse, among other things in the field of sklilled workers (German)

Invest in Hessen
Facts and figures on Hessen as a business location (German, English)

Welcome Services for immigrants 

Comprehensive information and publications on the topics of professionals and securing professionals for the labour market (German)

Recognition authorities and advisory centres
IQ Netzwerk Hessen – the first place to go in Kassel, Gießen, Frankfurt and Wiesbaden to get recognition for diplomas acquired abroad and advice about qualifications (German, English)

Foreign academic qualifications
Information about the requirements and the options of recognition (German, English)

ZIP Hessen
Centre for recruitment and sustainably integration of international nursing, care and health professionals (German, English)

Welcome Center Hessen in Frankfurt
Multilingual contact point and counseling service for international qualified professionals and companies  (German, English, Spanish)


Send us your questions about living and working in Germany in German or English. We will answer as soon as we can.

Write email


In our chat you can put your questions to our specialists in German or English, rapidly and without prior login.

To the chat


You can get personal advice in German and English over our hotline. We look forward to your call!

To the Hotline


Here you'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions about living and working in Germany, as well as about our Web site and partners.

Read FAQs


This website uses cookies. By continuing to browse the website, you agree to our use of cookies.