Come to Germany

You're interested in spending some time in Germany to volunteer, study or travel? Here you will find basic information about your opportunities.

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 exchanges and programmes in Germany. Besides 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.

Your opportunities

Volunteering

Services for Volunteering in Germany

Au-Pair

Beeing an Au-Pair in Germany

Vocational Training

Vocational training for internationals.

Internships

Beeing an intern in Germany

Grants and Funding

General tipps on grants and funding

Travelling

Learning German

Learn how to speak German

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.

 

VISA INFORMATION

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 Portalwww.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.