Be Prepared – Everything you need to know about Moving to Germany, Education and Accreditation
Moving to Germany can be a fantastic experience – but it helps to be prepared. Surely, you will have lots of questions on visa types, accreditation, choice of programs, taxes and laws, education system, etc….With this link collection I hope to guide you through the “organisational jungle”.
If you are interested in improving your German language skills quickly and efficiently feel free to drop me a line. I have also put together a list of resources for you for learning German online.
General Info on Living In Germany
As a student or working professional
https://www.make-it-in-germany.com/en/ – A Federal Government site covering all topics regarding your move to Germany, in English
https://www.germany-visa.org/student-visa/language-course/ – Detailed information on “Visa for language learning” (3-12 months) in Germany
Moving to Germany – Info and links covering all topics on moving to and living in Germany (family, living, studying, visa, accommodation, etc…) from the Goethe Institut.
Info on (Tertiary) Education and Professional Training
https://www.mastersdegree.net/masters-degree-germany/ – Comprehensive information on Master’s Degrees
https://erudera.com/germany/ – all infos on studying as an international student at university in Germany
https://www.goethe.de/resources/files/pdf172/mwnd_berufsausbildung_en.pdf – Chart on how Professional Training (learning a trade) works in Germany
https://www.goethe.de/prj/mwd/en/idl/sas/sys.html – German School System
Accreditation of Academic and Professional Qualifications
Information in both German and English
https://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/html/en/index.php – Recognition Finder from the German Government
https://www.goethe.de/resources/files/pdf172/mwnd_anerkennung_beruf_nicht_eu_en.pdf – Chart on how recognition of PROFESSIONAL qualifications works outside of European Union
https://www.goethe.de/resources/files/pdf172/mwnd_anerkennung_studium_en.pdf – Chart on how recognition of ACADEMIC Qualifications works outside of EU
https://www.netzwerk-iq.de/berufliche-anerkennung.html – Information in German on the accreditation process and who can help
https://www.dihk.de/themenfelder/aus-und-weiterbildung/bildung-international/auslaendische-abschluesse/anerkennung/pro-recognition – The AHKs give advice on accreditation from almost every country
https://www.goethe.de/prj/mwd/en/idl/deu/woh.html – Everything you need to know about housing, tenant’s agreements, etc