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01.09.2014 - Labour market opened up for more skilled workers

A larger number of skilled workers from third countries can now come to Germany to work here. The Federal Employment Agency has updated its list of bottleneck occupations (white list) for skilled workers.

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01.08.2014 - Nine dual training occupations modernised

On August 1, new training ordinances for nine dual training occupations have entered into force. These include the occupations of cycle mechatronics technician and office manager. You can find all occupations in our Recognition Finder.

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30.07.2014 - Start International campaign of Recognition of Germany

On July 30 the BIBB will start an international campaign to promote the portal abroad. This will serve to expand and improve the amount of information about professional recognition provided for skilled workers interested in migrating to Germany. The focus countries of the campaign are Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain and Turkey.

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Two years Federal Recognition Act

28.04.2014 - Expand success in recognition

Two years after the Recognition Act came into force, experts met in Berlin to discuss successes and challenges. The initial results from the BIBB recognition monitoring project formed an important foundation for the debate.

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11.04.2014 - Recognition act of the state of Thuringia adopted

On April 10, the recognition act for occupations regulated by the federal states was adopted in the state parliament (Landtag) of Thuringia.

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02.04.2014 - Counselling is the key to successful recognition

Federal government has approved first report on the Federal Recognition Act / Wanka: "Efficient tool for ensuring supply of skilled workers"

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One million visitors

25.03.2014 - Proven millions of times

One million visitors after two years – that's the gratifying result of the "Recognition in Germany" portal.

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20.02.2014 - Berlin State Recognition Act in force

The Recognition Act for occupations regulated under federal state law has entered into force in Berlin.

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12.02.2014 - BIBB: International Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training

GOVET - the Central Office for International Vocational Education and Training Cooperation at the BIBB will be operating under this brand. BIBB President Esser believes that the partnership also facilitates the immigration of qualified skilled workers to Germany.

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06.02.2014 - Bremen State Recognition Act in force

The Recognition Act for occupations regulated under federal state law has entered into force in Bremen.

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16.01.2014 - Occupationally related language courses

Migrants will continue to be able to enjoy the benefits of occupationally related language courses following the extension of a cooperation agreement between the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) and the Federal Employment Agency (BA) that will enable the so-called ESF-BAMF Programme to run for a further term between 2014 and 2020.

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Cover Migrationsbericht

15.01.2014 - 2012 Migration Report published

The areas covered by the 2012 Migration Report include detailed information on immigrants wishing to work in Germany.

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01.01.2014 - State laws in force in Baden-Württemberg, Brandenburg and Saxony

Recognition Acts for occupations regulated under federal state law have entered into force in Baden-Württemberg, Brandenburg and Saxony.

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Coronavirus: Fewer recognition services

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some services for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications in Germany are currently not available.

You can learn more about recognition from us whenever you like. Take some time to read our information, available in 11 languages! Then you will be well informed for the next steps.

Via the Recognition Finder you can find out everything about the recognition procedure for your occupation, which documents you need and where you should send your application: › To the Recognition Finder

Our FAQ provide answers to the most common questions about recognition:  › To the FAQs

You can find out which services are not available or only available to a limited extent by checking our information page on the current situation: › To the information page