Studying and working in Germany - helpline
The Federal Employment Agency’s Central Placement Office (ZAV) is responsible for advising and placing job-seekers from abroad. The ZAV operates a helpline for initial inquiries about studying and working in Germany, which can be contacted at +49 228 713 1313. The helpline team is available Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 18.00 h and will gladly provide information materials.
General information about studying and working in Germany, including matters such as recognition of qualifications, employment prospects and social insurance, is available at the Federal Employment Agency’s special website for job-seekers from abroad http://www.ba-auslandsvermittlung.de/DE/LaenderEU/Deutschland/Arbeiten/arbeiten-knoten.html and the EURES (European Employment Services) portal http://ec.europa.eu/eures.