Do you have foreign qualifications and wish to have them recognized in Germany? On this page you will find useful links for the recognition of professional qualifications.
The 'Recognition in Germany' Portal
The "Recognition in Germany",
an information portal from the German government, provides information about the possibilities of having foreign vocational certificates recognised in Germany
. The portal has a unique feature "Recognition Finder
" whereby those seeking advice only need a few clicks and the online tool will help in identifying what the applicant needs to know and the responsible office to assist. Find out more about the Recognition Finder here: >>Recognition Finder
Applicants who got their foreign qualification recognised have shared their career path and how getting their qualifications recognised helped them access the job market. Here are success stories from African professionals whose foreign vocational and professional qualifications were recognised in Germany.>> Profession Recognition - Success Stories
For more information about the portal, visit the website here
Theta Consultancy is also an organisation that helps in professional recognition in Germany. Theta aims at providing consultation in the health care and other sectors. Theta has assisted two Kenyan professionals with medical background. Several Kenyan professionals have benefited from Theta consultancy. Read the success stories here.
The African Tide
Located in three offices in Germany (Dortmund, Hamburg and Berlin, AfricanTide
is an organisation that caters for the needs of Africans in the Diaspora. Starting with new arrivals, the organisation offers many programmes from learning the language, meeting point and integration programmes for the migrants to fit into the system. For more information visit the official website here: African Tide!
One of the tasks of the ENIC-NARIC Network is to cater for information regarding procedures for the recognition of foreign qualifications for the academic and professional goals. For more information, visit the website here: enic naric Germany!
IQ Network Hesse
The IQ Network Hesse assists professionals targeting the job market in Hessen with foreign qualification recognition, information on employment labour law issues and integration into the working environment in Germany. For more information, visit IQ Network website!