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. Beside basic information on topics such as travelling and accomodation, we're introducing German organisations that are active in the areas of international exchange and inform you about sponsorship opportunities, German language courses, jobs and internships.
- General Information
- Au pair
- Vocational Training
- Grants & Funding
- Learning German
- Travelling & Accomodation
General Information about coming to Germany
The Press and Information Office of the German government presents general information about Germany on www.deutschland.de/en. More publications and political news about Germany can be found on the website of the German government.
The website www.young-germany.de gives you information about living, working and studying in Germany.
As a world-wide agency for promoting German language and culture the Goethe Institut offers information about the German language and culture (www.goethe.de/en).
The Federal Ministry for Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) supports political, cultural and international youth work by providing funding opportunities for organisations and youth associations. Information about youth policy and youth welfare services in Germany as well as numerous additional brochures and publications: www.bmfsfj.de/bmfsfj/service/publikationen.
Information about Germany and basic information about youth work in Germany are available on the website dija.de.
A short film about travelling and living in Germany for young people:
If you are planning on moving to Germany and you are not from an EU country, you will find helpful information about Germany on the EU Immigration Portal: www.ec.europa.eu/immigration.
Before you come to Germany, you should inform yourself about the exact visa regulations. Just ask the German embassy in your home country or check the website of the German Foreign Ministry.