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Immigration of skilled workers

The Goethe-Institut supports professionals all over the world in improving their language skills and developing their own intercultural competencies. With our wide range of language courses, integration training and our global network, we are in a position to provide competent support to the skilled workers of tomorrow in Germany. 

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Building bridges through language and training

We are already in the process of preparing skilled workers and trainees for Germany with German courses, German examinations and integration programmes. Our international Goethe-Instituts and our Instituts in Germany work hand in hand to guarantee seamless support at all times. We ensure a consistent focus on the person to be accompanied and their arrival as a future specialist. This creates a strong bridge between the home country and Germany. 

Events relating to pre-integration

Free offers for the best possible start in Germany

As part of the project “Pre-integration and transition management – successfully shaping the migration process”, Goethe-Institut offers free counselling, training and events for newly arrived skilled workers from a total of 61 countries worldwide and in Germany – be it in person and online.

In addition to German language courses, Goethe-Institut offers support and an initial source of orientation on many key issues to ensure the best possible start for new arrivals in Germany (e.g. finding accommodation, writing a CV, applying for documents and many other topics). Click here for our free events in Germany.

Language qualification

In Germany

Goethe-Institut is represented at 12 locations in Germany. Our locations support you on site or online with the language qualification of skilled workers and their arrival in Germany. Here, you will find our offers for skilled workers in Germany and a point of contact for additional advice.