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Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung
(Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training)
Portal "Recognition in Germany"
Robert-Schuman-Platz 3
D-53175 Bonn

Team manager
Claudia Moravek

Press and public relations, deputy team manager
Johanna Elsässer

Team assistant
Clarissa Rönn

Auslandsaktivitäten, Anfragenmanagement
Alexander Studthoff

Web conception
Karoline Kaibel

Specialist editor Social Media, IQ Forum
Katharina Moraht

Specialist editor
Thomas Schmitz

Specialist editor
Dr. Martin Kött

Online editor
Gabriele Causemann

Specialist editor Recognition Finder
Sven Mückenheim

Specialist editor Recognition Finder
Alexander Studthoff

Specialist editor Recognition Finder
Leonie Tillmanns

Data management
Ruth Krumscheid

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