Living and working in Germany

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Have you decided to live in Germany permanently, for professional or private reasons? You will need German language skills and up-to-date information about life in Germany. The Goethe-Institut offers you quality support to best prepare you for a successful life in Germany.


Our offer

We offer personalised advice online and appointments at the Goethe-Institut. Consultation topics include information about German everyday life and working culture, language proficiency and proof thereof and exit procedures when leaving the country.

To register for an appointment, click the link below:
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Our information sessions provide information about living and working in Germany. Additional topics such as language proficiency and proof thereof, recognition of qualifications and certificates, health and school systems and visa processes etc. are also explained. You can ask questions and find out about additional information sources and partners.

Experiencing different cultures, may cause uncertainty and frustration at first. To live a fulfilling life in a foreign society, you need to build and maintain trust in the community. Certain societal rules and norms need to be considered which are often unclear and confusing. Our intercultural workshops address these cultural differences, promote self-awareness and provide you with essential skills to ensure a successful work and social life in Germany.

To take up employment in Germany, you need a certain level of German skills and to provide proof thereof. In our learning and exam workshops, we equip you with necessary strategies and support to ensure you are properly prepared for the various exams offered by the Goethe-Institut.

Are you leaving for Germany soon or are you already there? In our regular workshops "Mein Weg nach Deutschland" you will receive comprehensive information that will support you on your arrival and make it easier for you to settle in.

Skilled Workers and Marriage Migrants

Online offers by the Goethe-Institut

Useful Links

The portal for international experts offering comprehensive information on living and working in Germany.

This portal provides tips and information about work and study and addresses current topics in Germany and abroad.

The web portal aims to support people in every situation in life. Here you will find, among other things, information on job vacancies and training positions.

This database provides information on educational certificates in classifying foreign qualifications in the German education system.

On the website of the German Embassy Indonesia you will find information about different visa options, requirements and procedures for applications.



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