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.

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.