Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals

    Make it in Germany in a new design

    Discover the new official website of the Federal Government for international qualified professionals.

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    The first 100 days in Germany

    Our video explains everything you need to know.

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    Your path to getting a visa

    Our video explains everything you need to know.

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    Apply successfully in Germany

    We show you how it’s done.


What are your chances, as a qualified professional, of immigrating to Germany to continue your career over here? Check them out here!

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Federal Minister Altmaier welcomes you

Welcome to "Make it in Gemany"

Welcome to "Make it in Gemany"

Welcome to ‘Make it in Germany’! The German economy is strong, this is why we need qualified professionals like you who want to live and work in Germany.

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Local contacts

Find your local contact in your country.


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Do you have any questions?

You want more information about living and working in Germany? Our experts answer your questions and give you valuable tips. Learn more about the ways to contact us by clicking one of the symbols on the right side

Job-hunting in Germany

You look for a job in Germany? Our video explains the main steps and gives you valuable tips from the preparation to the job interview.



Find detailed information on visa regulations here.


Recognition in Germany

In order to work in Germany, it is helpful to have your foreign qualifications recognised. In somes cases, it is even mandatory. It really depends on your profession.




Date Event
12.11.2018 - 13.11.2018 International Career Day
23.11.2018 - 25.11.2018 Days of the German Language 2018 - German and career

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Wunderbar together!

The USA and Germany are united through shared values and visions. The Year of German-American Friendship (“Deutschlandjahr USA”) highlights the diverse and vivid transatlantic relations.

Wunderbar together!


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

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

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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.

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

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Schicken Sie uns Ihre Fragen zum Arbeiten und Leben in Deutschland auf Deutsch oder Englisch. Wir antworten Ihnen so schnell wie möglich.

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Über unsere Hotline erhalten Sie am Telefon eine persönliche Beratung auf Deutsch und Englisch. Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Anruf.

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Hier finden Sie Antworten auf die häufigsten Fragen zum Leben und Arbeiten in Deutschland sowie zu unserer Webseite und unseren Kooperationspartnern.

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In unserem Chat können Sie Ihre Fragen auf Deutsch oder Englisch direkt an unsere Fachleute stellen, schnell und ohne Anmeldung.

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