Now that I’ve graduated - how can I find a job in Germany?

How do I find a job after graduating in Germany - what does the law allow?

Would you like to work in Germany after having graduated from a German university? Or have you already earned a degree outside of Germany that is accepted here?

Germany needs you! As a qualified applicant, you have access to good career opportunities in Germany.

„Make it in Germany“ campaign

If you are a citizen of another country and want to work in Germany, you are required by immigration law to have a work permit (Zuwanderungsgesetz).

Depending on your home country, different requirements apply to you:

citizens of EU/EEA countries/Switzerland citizens of all other countries