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Press and public relations of "Anerkennung in Deutschland"

If you have a specific question about the recognition of foreign professional qualifications or are seeking to contact a skilled worker, please contact us.  

Mareike Freitag
+49 228 107-2051


Contact for questions relating to the Recognition Act 

For political questions, please contact the press division of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) directly:

Current issues

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BIBB, 2023

Skilled labour immigration (not) without recognition?

What the new Skilled Immigration Act will change for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications.

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Anerkennung in Deutschland, 2023

Recognition of foreign professional or vocational qualifications in Germany

The current flyer describes important stages on the way to recognition and lists free sources of information and advice. Now available in 12 languages for viewing and ordering.

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Anerkennung in Deutschland, 2024

Portal fact sheet 2023

The current fact sheet takes stock of the use of the Recognition portal for the entire year 2023.