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Working in Germany

Anyone coming from a third country and wishing to work in Germany needs a residence title for work purposes. The type of residence title is determined by the skills and abilities that are contributed.

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Integration courses – what are they?

If you would like to live in Germany, you should learn German and some important things about the country. The integration course can help you achieve this aim.

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Recognition of foreign professional qualifications

If you gained your professional qualifications outside Germany and would like to use it in the German labour market then the Federal Office will be happy to advise you.

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30 October 2014 The reception procedure for Syrian refugees

The Federal Minister of the Interior has decided that the Federation's contingent of Syrian refugees who are to be received is now to be increased to a total of 20,000.

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23 December 2014 New Act on Safe States of Origin

In accordance with Article 16a of the Basic Law for the Federal Republic Germany (Grundgesetz [GG] für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland), persons persecuted on political grounds have the right of asylum.

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