Culture: a rich diversity

The culture of Germany has a rich diversity. It includes the lively art and culture scene like poets and philosophers e.g. Wolfgang von Goethe. The Oktoberfest in Munich, it is very famous and the biggest fair in the world but the best-known of all the traditional festivals in Germany is the carnival, which is held each year in spring, especially in the strongholds of Cologne, Düsseldorf and Mainz. Germany also has a lot of theatres, music theatres, opera houses, museums, libraries and cinemas. Germany has a famous international film festival, the Berlinale and a vibrant media landscape. German is the most common first language in the European Union as well as one of the world´s top 10 languages. Around 120 million people speak German as their native language. German is also spoken in Austria and Switzerland. These are only some facts about Germany, if you want to know more, follow the link: 

Bringing your family to join you in Germany

Are you an EU or third-country citizen living and working in Germany and would like to bring your spouse and children to Germany? Whether your family members need a special temporary Residence permit depends on their nationality. And there are one or two conditions attached to entering Germany with your family, as an international skilled worker, you are sure to fulfil them.

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