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Tips to get a visa

Information about visas and emigration to Germany Do I need a visa to work in Germany? and Which visa regulations actually apply to me? These questions are often at the beginning of the considerations to dare the next step into the German working life. In order to answer these questions, it depends on which country […]

Requirements for working as a foreign doctor in Germany

What are the requirements for working as a foreign doctor in Germany? In order to work as a physician in Germany, you need a so-called approbation, a license to practise medicine in the long term. This regulation is obligatory, regardless of whether the degree was obtained abroad or in Germany. Depending on ones origin, immigrant […]

Sought after: good doctors

Germany has one of the best healthcare systems in the world. The use of the very latest therapies and medical equipment helps guarantee an exceptionally high level of care. At the same time, doctors are held in great esteem by the German population. In surveys, the medical profession is consistently one of the most highly […]

Employees in the health sector

In the last 30 years, the life expectancy of people living in Germany has increased by an average of seven years. According to the 2013/2015 mortality table, life expectancy averages 78.2 years for new-born boys and 83.1 years for new-born girls. However, age in society is not representative of becoming ill or in need of […]

Approbation, what is that?

If you want to work as a doctor of medicine in Germany you need a professional recognition, a so-called “Approbation”. You will find more information on the website of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Approbation, what is that?

Discover Germany

You want to discover Germany? Know more about the culture, working life and living? Then follow the link to get more information.

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 […]

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, […]

Access to the labour market in Germany

There are no differences between Citizens of EU, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland but there are differences between Citizens of other countries. On this website you will find some important facts about the differences and working in Germany.

The Blue Card EU

What is the blue card? Who gets this card? The Directive on Highly-qualified Persons aims to introduce a common residence title for highly-qualified persons at EU level which is to be organised in a manner that attracts candidates and hence makes easier and promotes the migration of highly-qualified persons. When it was transposed, a new […]