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.

THE GOETHE-INSTITUT OFFERS THE FOLLOWING FREE SERVICES FOR YOU

  • Personal advice and consultation
  • Information sessions
  • Intercultural workshops
  • Workshops on learning and exam strategies

WORKING IN GERMANY

Usually, you have to prove that you have a certain level of German. The exact level depends on the profession and the requirements of the new German employer. We will gladly advise you on all matters relating to living and working in Germany.

MOVING TO GERMANY TO LIVE WITH YOUR SPOUSE OR FAMILY

Before leaving the country, it is advisable and in some cases even mandatory to have a basic knowledge of German (Level A1). We provide advice on required examinations and information about work and everyday life in Germany.

ONLINE INFORMATION

Living and working in Germany – Goethe-Institut South Africa

Virtual tour through Saxony:

Information event: Get to know the province Saxony – Goethe-Institut South Africa

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