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.
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.