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!

  1. General Information
  2. Volunteering
  3. Au pair
  4. Education & Training
  5. Studying
  6. Jobs & Internships
  7. Permanent work
  8. Grants & Funding
  9. Learning German
  10. Travelling & Accomodation

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Eurodesk is a European youth information network that will help with questions concerning sponsorship programmes, education, training, youth, or mobility in Europe. On you can find information about the network and the contact details of the Eurodesk offices (, as well as a programme database (

    The EU Programme ERASMUS+: Youth in Action promotes youth meetings and initiatives of young people and supports European volunteer services (volunteer services by young people at charitable organizations in European countries of several months duration). Detailed information on this action programme of the European Union can be obtained from the European Commission's homepage ( or at the German Agency Jugend für Europa under (E-Mail:

    The „Schwarzkopf“ foundation supports young people travelling through Germany with a grant of 550 Euro. The journey is supposed to focus on a special subject which is to be explained in the application form. To apply for this program you have to be 18 to 26 years old. Click on for further information. 

    The Youth and Co-ordination Offices work on a bilateral level and promote getting to know each other, mutual understanding and collaboration of young people.

    Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk
    Molkenmarkt 1
    D-10179 Berlin
    Fax: +49 30 288757-88
    Office franco-allemand pour la Jeunesse - OFAJ
    51, rue de l'Amiral-Mouchez,
    F-75013 Paris
    Fax: +33 1 40781888


    Deutsch-Polnisches Jugendwerk
    Friedhofsgasse 2
    D-14473 Potsdam
    Fax: +49 331 297527
    Polsko-Niemiecka Wspólpraca Mlodziezy - PNWM
    ul. Alzacka 18, 03-972 Warszawa
    Fax: + 48 22 6170448

    Koordinierungszentrum deutsch-tschechischer Jugendaustausch - TANDEM
    Maximilian Str.7,
    D- 93047 Regensburg
    Fax: +49 941 5855722

    Koordinacní centrum cesko-nemeckých výmen mládeže - 

    Americká 42
    306 14 Plzen
    Fax : +420 19 7184169

    Koordinierungsbüro für den deutsch-israelischen Jugendaustausch - Conact:

    c/o Evangelische Akademie Sachsen-Anhalt e.V.
    Altes Rathaus
    Markt 26
    D-06886 Lutherstadt Wittenberg
    Fax: 03491 4202-70

    Stiftung Deutsch-Russischer Jugendaustausch gGmbH:
    Mittelweg 117b
    D-20149 Hamburg
    Fax : +49 (0) 40.87 88 679-20
    E-Mail: info(