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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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6 January 2016 2014 Migration Report

Today, Federal Minister of the Interior Dr. Thomas de Maizière presented the 2014 Migration Report, which was drawn up by the BAMF. The report provides a comprehensive overview of migration events and compares the results with other EU Member States.

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18 December 2015 Optimised asylum procedure

The Head of the BAMF Frank-Jürgen Weise presented a model procedure in Heidelberg, together with Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann and State Secretary Klaus Vitt.

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