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.

If you need advice or information, please, send an email to:

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 trainings address these cultural differences, promote self-awareness and provide you with essential skills to ensure a successful work and social life in Germany.


Info Event: My Start in Germany

Latest News

Are you coming to Germany soon? On 8 February 2025 at 5 pm (GMT+1), we will prepare you for your arrival in our free online event. The Welcome Coaches will answer your questions about housing, mobility and shopping and provide useful hints. The event will be held in German. Registration via e-mail to

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Online offers by the Goethe-Institut

Useful Links

Make it in Germany

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


Is an advisory service of the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) and provides free and reliable guidance on everything you need to know when looking for employment in Germany.


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

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

Visas and entry

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


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