Förderprogramm IQ – Integration durch Qualifizierung

Counseling for migrants

The counseling centers for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications offer advice and information regarding all issues about your foreign certifications/degrees. The counseling centers also provide qualification counseling when you need qualification for full recognition. You can find our counseling centers in Aalen, Freiburg, Mannheim, Stuttgart and Ulm. We also offer advice at other locations in Baden-Württemberg. The counseling is free of charge

Contact our advice centers via the WebApp: https://www.iq-webapp.de/anmeldung-bw or by e-mail or telephone:

Our service for you:

  • We advise you on the recognition process. We explain the recognition procedure and search for the responsible recognition authority.
  • we give information on qualification options for full recognition and entry into employment 
  • we advise on financing and funding opportunities
  • We advise you via e-mail, on the phone or in person. Personal counseling is only possible with an appointment. Please call us in advance or send us an e-mail. The counseling is free of charge.
  • For counseling, we need (if available): certificates and diplomas (if possible, translated into German), curriculum vitae, employer references and letters from recognition authorities.

Contact our counseling centers in:

Freiburg – responsible for the Freiburg administrative region
Diakonisches Werk Freiburg / Caritasverband Freiburg-Stadt e. V. /Deutsches Rotes Kreuz Kreisverband Freiburg e. V.
Phone: 0761 88144500
E-Mail: freiburg@anerkennungsberatung-bw.de
Address: Immentalstr. 16 , 79104 Freiburg

Mannheim – responsible for the Karlsruhe administrative region
Interkulturelles Bildungszentrum Mannheim gGmbH
Phone: 0621 43773113 |Fax: 0621 43773111
E-Mail: anerkennung@ikubiz.de
Address: N 4, 1 , 68161 Mannheim

Stuttgart – responsible for the Stuttgart administrative region
AWO Kreisverband Stuttgart e. V.
Phone: 0711 2106117 | Fax: 0711 2106111
E-Mail: anerkennung@awo-stuttgart.de
Address: Olgastr. 63, 70182 Stuttgart

Aalen - responsible for the Region Ostwürttemberg and the districts Heidenheim an Ostalbkreis)
Aktion Jugendberufshilfe in Ostwürttemberg (AJO) e.V.
Phone: Tel.: 07361 55619525
E-Mail: aqb-ostwuerttemberg@ajoev.de
Adress: Aalstr. 14/1, 73430 Aalen 

Ulm – responsible for the Tübingen administrative region
IN VIA Diözese Rottenburg-Stuttgart e. V.
Phone: 0731 38852213 | Fax: 0731 38852229
E-Mail: anerkennung@invia-drs.de
Address: Wengengasse 15, 89073 Ulm


You can get more helpful information about the recognition of foreign professional qualifications on the website: Recognition in Germany. Click here to read our information folder with all counseling centers.

Counseling centers for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications is funded by the Network IQ and the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Integration

The Network IQ offers counselling for refugees and people from non-EU countries concerning their labor rights.
Contact "mira – Mit Recht bei der Arbeit/Your rights at work″ in Karlsruhe and Stuttgart.

Die IQ Netzwerke Baden und Württemberg werden koordiniert durch:

Interkulturelles Bildungszentrum Mannheim
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