Working in Germany at a glance
Working in Germany is really different from my home country. Now, I appreciate the planning and processes, because it makes work often easier and more effective. (Stella, 32)
While a lot of countries are struggling with economic growth, Germany remains one of the most important economic countries in the world. The label ‘Made in Germany’ is world-renowned and highly prestigious. The unemployment rate is low and highly qualified manpower is in great demand. In the past years, Germany has made a lot of agreements with different countries to open up the job market and make it easier for people from all over the world to settle down in the heart of Europe.
Living and working in Germany can be a great experience and offer many opportunities. Germany provides a safe and welcoming environment for all foreigners, looking for work opportunities in the middle of Europe. In the recent 2016 study by InterNations the two German cities Dusseldorf and Munich even made the top 10 in the category "Top-Rated Expat Cities".
We’ve collected some important information to make arriving in a new country easier for you. Whether you need to know how to get a work permit, which insurance suits you best, what the most vibrant German cities are or how to find a flat – we’ve got you covered.