Personal matters in “Work”

  • You’re never too old to learn! Further education, retraining, completing your school education as an adult, or doing a part-time university degree can improve your career options. But how does professional development work and what financial support is available? You will find information on the topic of further education and retraining here.
  • Found a new job? Changing jobs often leads to questions about tax and social insurance. To help, here are useful services for when you start a new job.
  • If you lose your job, you are bound to have lots of questions. Am I entitled to unemployment benefit? Where do I have to register? How am I insured? Where can I find help with looking for a job? You can find information and support relating to unemployment and job-seeking here.
  • Did you obtain professional qualifications abroad and would you like to work in your profession in Germany? Find out here what you need to do to have foreign professional qualifications recognised and considered on an equal footing with German qualifications.