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.

Info Event: My Start in Germany

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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 and will be translated into Arabic and French by simultaneous interpreters.. Registration via e-mail to

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

Vocational Training opportunities for young Namibians in Germany

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

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