Focus on people - support and integrate
Having work and a career are particularly important areas for integrating into society. Here you can find out more about the labour market in Germany, about the support programmes available when looking for a job and issues you should bear in mind.
Gaining access to the labour market is not always easy for immigrants. Recognition or evaluation of foreign qualifications can help in this respect, and is therefore particularly important.
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The Federal Office will be happy to advise you if you obtained your professional qualifications outside Germany and would like to use them on the German labour market.
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Looking for work in a foreign country is often difficult. On the following pages, you will find information about careers advice, looking for work and the standard way of applying for jobs in Germany.
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How many hours make up a full-time job? What will happen if I am ill? You can find legal information all about your employment here.
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Your income is subject to taxation in Germany. How you pay tax depends on whether you are employed by somebody else or self-employed. You can find further information here.
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