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Welcome in Germany

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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

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16 April 2014 EU support for the reception of refugees

Increasing numbers of refugees constitute new challenges for the Federation and the Länder. The BAMF would like to offer the Länder financial support, together with the EU.

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29 January 2014 Additional 5,000 Syrian refugees admitted

The German Federal Government is admitting another 5,000 Syrian refugees, primarily individuals who have relatives living in Germany.

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