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ProRecognition

The ProRecognition Project provides counselling on recognition at a local level for skilled workers in 10 countries. The counselling is offered at the German Chambers of Foreign Trade and Delegations of German Industry and Commerce.

Answers to the following questions are provided here:

  • What is ProRecognition?
  • What are the tasks of ProRecognition?

 

What is ProRecognition?

ProRecognition is a project providing recognition counselling abroad. It is coordinated in close cooperation with the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) by DIHK Service GmbH. The ProRecognition counselling centres are based in the Chambers of Foreign Trade and in Delegations of German Industry and Commerce (AHKs) in Algeria, Egypt, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, India, Iran, Italy, Columbia, Poland and Vietnam.

 

What are the tasks of ProRecognition?

ProRecognition provides counselling for foreign Skilled workers at a local level on all questions relating to recognition: Is recognition possible for me with my qualification? What is the appropriate Reference occupation? How and where do I make the Application for recognition? Which documents are necessary? Where can I learn German? How do I find a job? ProRecognition supports and helps applicants, also during the procedure, and arranges applicant training or German courses.

Those wishing to take advantage of counselling should arrange an appointment in advance and find out which documents they need to bring with them. Further information about ProRecognition and about the individual counselling centres abroad is provided on the websites of the Chambers of Foreign Trade (AHK) and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK).

The ProRecognition project was launched in 2015 and since then has been funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). In the second funding phase from 2020, three new locations have been added with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil and Colombia.