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    Germany and the United States are wunderbar together.

German-American Friendship – Be part of it!

Germany and the United States are wunderbar together. The Year of German-American Friendship (“Deutschlandjahr USA”) shows our belief in the strength of the transatlantic partnership and casts a spotlight on the deep ties between our two countries and their people.

Starting on October 3rd, 2018, the Year of German-American Friendship (“Deutschlandjahr USA”) will explore the collaboration between Germany and USA in all areas of the society - ranging from business and industry to politics, education, culture, science, civil society, and sports and lifestyle. Get more information on the official website of  the German-American friendship:


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The German language

Did you know that for around 200 years, the US almost adopted German as its official language? As you learn German, you may come across some English terms.

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Working and living in Germany

Looking for new professional challenges? We can show you in which fields of work international experts like you are being sought after in Germany. Find out about current job offers and the possibilities for working in Germany that are open to you.

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Marie (Biochemist)

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Marie from the USA shares her „I made it“ success story. Watch and learn more about her work and life in Germany.

Germany in the USA

Find the contact and services of German institutions in the USA.

To worldmap is the German government’s portal for qualified professionals from around the world. The portal, which can be browsed in a variety of different languages, offers information for those interested in moving to Germany – starting with preparations in the home country, to the actual move, to the first steps to be taken in Germany. 

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By calling our toll-free number you will receive individual advice in German or English on topics such as job and career, recognition of foreign professional qualifications, vocational training and study in Germany.


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