Working in Germany: the official website
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A dynamic business environment set at the heart of Europe, high levels of direct investment, excellent universities and a host of research institutions all contribute to Saxony-Anhalt’s attractiveness for professionals. Excellent childcare, affordable rent and moderate prices for land also contribute to good living conditions.




20,451,74 km²


2,245,470 inhabitants

Important industries

  • Chemicals and synthetic materials industry
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Automotive supplier industry
  • Metal production and processing
  • Fabrication of metal products
  • Food industry
  • Renewable energies
  • Logistics
  • IT with a focus on software development for producing companies
  • Medical devices industry

Information on the state
Comprehensive information about Saxony-Anhalt (German, English, French)

Landesinitiative Fachkraft im Fokus Sachsen-Anhalt
Portal for qualified professionals including vacancies (German, Englisch, Arabic)

Invest in Saxony-Anhalt
Facts and figures about Saxony-Anhalt as a business location (German, English, Chinese)

Welcome Services for immigrants

Portal for securing a skilled workforce
Information, contacts and vacancies for international qualified professionals (German, English, French)

Recognition authorities and advisory centres
Initial points of contact in Saxony-Anhalt for having your foreign professional qualifications recognised (i.a. German, English, Spanish, French, Russian)

Fachkräfteportal für Mitteldeutschland
Information and job vacancies for the metropolitan region of central Germany (German, English)

Welcome Center Sachsen-Anhalt


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