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Here you can find all you need to know about living and working in Germany. Learn more about skilled workers who tackled new challenges in Germany and familiarise yourself with the occupations that are currently in demand in Germany.

The JOBBÖRSE (job exchange) of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA) offers a wide range of vacancies and vocational training positions in Germany. After registration you can set up a profile, so that you will be automatically informed about any suitable offers.

All you want to know about the professional world in Germany. Find out more about your talents, find the job that suits you, and receive valuable expert advice on job interviews.

The ideal starting point for a comprehensive overview of all the offers of the German Federal Employment Agency. Under "Working and Job-Seeking", you will find information on vocational training, studying and working in Germany as well as financial aid and social benefits.

Sometimes it is important to know all about your rights and duties. This PDF tells trainees everything they need to know about vocational training in Germany, from the training contract to the final exam.

Germans pursue more than 3,000 occupations every day – and the meaning behind some job titles is really hard to understand. BERUFENET masters the impossible: a systematic overview of all occupations in texts, images, and films.

BERUFETV offers a convenient search function if you want to watch films about the different training occupations or study courses in Germany.

abi.de offers a solid mix of current information on vocational training, study courses and the different career choices for secondary school graduates who have already passed their final exams. A particular bonus: the website runs blogs, videos, and chats as well as regularly updated contributions about all things regarding your study and career choice.

EURES stands for the network of the European Labour Administrations. The website provides information on living and working as well as on current vacancies in all of Europe.

The International and Specialized Services (Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung, ZAV) are the first point of contact for any questions concerning living and working in Germany.

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Questions about The Job of my Life? All answers and further explanation of the programme can be found in the FAQs.

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In Germany, there are about 350 different vocational training occupations: from Agent in Marketing Communication through Joiner to Wood processing Mechanic.

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