Information for young people about Germany
You're interested in spending some time in Germany, learning the German language or you're simply looking for some information on the country? Then you have come to the right place!
In this section of the website, we're providing you with information about youth mobility, international meetings and programmes in Germany. Besides basic information on topics such as travelling and accomodation, we're also introducing German organisations that are active in the areas of international exchange, information on sponsorship opportunities, on German language courses and on jobs and internships.
More Information links about studying, working, voluntary work and travelling in Germany (and the other European countries) can be found in the information box below!
- General Information
- Au pair
- Education & Training
- Jobs & Internships
- Permanent work
- Grants & Funding
- Learning German
- Travelling & Accomodation
Education and Training
Detailed information on doing complete education/training courses in Germany is available from the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry: www.dihk.de/en/segments/training.
In the database under www.ihk-lehrstellenboerse.de and under www.zdh.de/themen/bildung/ausbildungspakt/du-suchst-eine-lehrstelle-oder-einen-praktikumsplatz.html you'll find vacancies (only in German).
If you're interested in doing your training course in Germany it could be helpful to know at least basics of german language. Information about learning german you get here.
The programme "Moving Times" addresses young people from 18-25 years, who don't quite know what they want to do after graduating or want to take time off to reorientate themselves. The aim of the project is to give you an occupational orientation and to help you develop your personality.
Under www.winterkurs.de/english you find more information.
"The Job of My Life" is a programme initiated by the German Employment Service with the goal of promoting youth mobility in Europe. The programme enables young people and unemployed young professionals from all over Europe to undergo an in-company vocational training or take up skilled employment in Germany.
You can find more information on the programme and the conditions on its website: www.thejobofmylife.de/en.
The German Federal Administration offers also many different jobs and apprenticeships. If you are a national of an EU Member State (EU citizen) or of Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway (EEA citizen) or of Switzerland and you're are interested in becoming a civil servant, you can apply for several programmes.
For further information you can visit their webpage www.wir-sind-bund.de/WSB/EN/Eltern/AusbildungBund/ausbildungbund-node.html.