Finding a job

Skilled worker from abroad
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Are you looking for a suitable job? We present the most important Internet sites for job advertisements and job search services.


The following sites offer official job advertisements.

  • The Federal Government portal for international skilled workers, make-it-in-germany.de, has a job exchange containing targeted advertisements for occupations in which there is a skills shortage in Germany.
  • The job exchange of the Federal Employment Agency contains numerous current job advertisements for positions in Germany.
  • EURES, the European Mobility Portal of the European Commission, enables visitors to the site to search for jobs and training places, including in Germany.
  • Vacant training places in the public sector and further information on this topic are available on wir sind bund.

Many companies publish job vacancies in online job exchanges. A good overview of the many job exchanges in Germany is available on the website of the Federal Employment Agency under General job exchanges

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