Tips and addresses

If you know the right points of contact, you have already made considerable progress. Therefore we have collected some important addresses for you.

EU Immigration Portal:

You are planning a career or university education within the European Union? Find valuable information about any requirements here.

Welcome portal of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Agency):

The Bundesagentur für Arbeit has in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs founded a welcome portal for foreign professionals. Find important facts and things worth knowing about social insurance here.

VHS language course:

The Volkshochschule (adult education centre) offers many government-funded language and integration classes.

Migration and health

„Migration and health“ is a site by  the Federal Ministry of Health for migrants. It provides you a lot of useful information around the subjects migration and health. Here you will find numerous links to brochures and documents about health care and health services in Germany in several languages.

Professional recognition:

Not every university degree or school report will be recognized in Germany. Find information about the competent authorities here .

Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt):

The Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany is responsible for foreign and European policy. Find important information on visa regulations, a list of visa requirements by country at the point of entry into Germany as well as downloadable application forms here.

Interesting web portals

Visit the international, English-language web community for many countries in Europe and beyond – relating to work, leisure time and friendship including many useful tips and a chance to exchange views.

What you need to know on traffic and the legal system Discover a lot of valuable information about living and working in Germany.

Be it searching for a place to stay, opening of a bank account or important rules of conduct: Find a wealth of information to feel at home in Germany quickly here.