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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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News

11 March 2015 Suspension of aid for repatriation to Kosovo

The Federation and the Länder have agreed to suspend aid for repatriation to Kosovo. This means that there will be no more subsidies towards travel and start-up assistance with effect retroactively to 1 January 2015 and until further notice.

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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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