Working, training and studying in Germany
Enlarge image (© colourbox) Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world.
Germany has carried out numerous reforms to make immigration easier:
The entry requirements for skilled workers were changed in 2012. Experts credit Germany with having some of the most liberal requirements in the world.
There have been improvements in the recognition of educational qualifications obtained abroad. A six-month visa has been introduced for skilled workers wishing to come here to look for a job.
Finally, the EU Blue Card makes it easier for the highly qualified to come and live here. Next to these improved immigration rules, Germany has a lot to offer as a place to work and to live. It boasts a multifaceted cultural life shaped by many international influences, vibrant cities, beautiful landscapes, modern infrastructure and good quality of life.
There is a wealth of information about Germany as an immigration destination online. This collection of links and information should help you to get started in your research. You will find all you need to know, from visa requirements to work permits, recognition of foreign qualifications and the most in-demand jobs, to practical tips on living in Germany.
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