There is a big job market for academics in Germany. If you are interested in working for the private sector or in teaching or researching at a university or an institute for higher education this website will give ideas on some of your options.
European Studies, Dundee
University of Dundee offers European Studies in connection with German and stays abreast of the significance of the German language in the European context. This course is accessible for beginners as well as advanced learners of German. The course also offers the possibility of spending a year abroad.
The German-Scottish Lawyers Association (DSJUV) may be a useful contact for aspiring lawyers with German language-skills and interest in German Law. The organisation hosts lectures and events on the subject.
Study German and Law
University of Glasgow and other Scottish universities offer joint degrees in Law and German. With the Erasmus programme, Students of this programme can choose to study a semester in Germany to improve their language skills.
The German insurance company AGCS Allianz offers career paths for graduates in several areas of underwriting, finance, account management and IT. As some parts of the training take place in Munich, German language skills are a definite advantage. More information can be found here.
The German engineering giant Bosch offers different training programmes for interested candidates with various educational backgrounds. German skills are a great advantage when working in a German company. More information on the requirements and on how to apply for these training programmes can be found under “Joining the Bosch Team” via the link above.
The German bank Commerzbank offers various opportunities for students and graduates who are looking for an interesting career path. There are training opportunities in finance, HR, risk management and more. German language skills will certainly be an advantage as many German candidates are participating in these programmes.
This German company produces wind turbines and is interested in young talented candidates who are looking for a career in this area. German language skills are always advantageous when working with a German company. Click on “Careers” on their website and explore the many opportunities for high school graduates, university graduates and young professionals.
European Apprenticeship Scholarship with Siemens
Siemens offers an apprenticeship scheme for young people who show interest in learning German and would like to spend some time in Germany while learning invaluable technical skills and completing an apprenticeship. Here you will find out more about this great opportunity.
You have finished school and would like to learn a profession in a German apprenticeship? Or you are already a qualified professional and would like to work in Germany? Find out if the International Business Academy can help you find the right placement for you.
The German supermarket chain Lidl offers great career opportunities in the UK and abroad. German language skills are a great advantage and may open many doors. More information can be found under “Careers” and “Graduate careers”.
Step ahead with Languages
Where to go with languages? Click on the link and find further information about various possibilities in your career. You will find useful addresses and links to start your career.
Work for the European Union
The European Union is always looking for talented candidates in different professional areas – language skills are a must! With 3 member states that have German as one of their official languages, knowing German can open many doors. Browse through the job opportunities on the official recruitment site of the EU.