Working in Germany: the official website
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From a traditional mining and steel location, the state of Saarland has evolved into a modern, international business region. Positioned in the Southwest of Germany bordering France and Luxembourg, Saarland boasts beautiful landscapes and a low cost of living. Short distances and friendly people who are committed to their communities – that’s what modern, vibrant Saarland is all about.




2,571.12 km²


994,187 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Automotive engineering and supplying industry
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Steel industry
  • Software development/IT
  • Health

Information on the state
Official website with information on Saarland (German, English, French)

Saarland University
Information for students from abroad (German, English, French)

Welcome Services  for immigrants

Advisory centre for foreign professional qualifications, SEAQ Saar
Central point of contact for having your foreign qualifications recognised (German, English, French)

Immigration and integration Saarbrücken
Information for immigrants (German, English, French)

IHK Saarland
Information on vocational training and work for qualified professionals in Saarland
(German, English, French)

Welcome Center Saarland
Information for international migrants (German, English, French)


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