Important information related to the topic of recognition of foreign certificates can be found under the following links:
"Recognition in Germany" is the new information portal about the Federal Recognition Act. The portal provides up-to-date information on the legal foundations and procedures of professional recognition. If you have acquired a vocational certificate abroad and want to have it recognised then you will find the authority responsible for your request here.
Information portal "Berufliche Anerkennung.de" for migrants, job placement officers, consultants and enterprises. The portal bundles information about responsibilities and options with regard to recognition.
The anabin (recognition and assessment of foreign educational certificates) database can be used by persons with qualifications acquired abroad to find out in advance how their certificates are assessed.
Homepage of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research with current news on the recognition of foreign professional qualifications
Draft version of the Act to Improve the Assessment and Recognition of Professional Qualifications Acquired Abroad
Information portal for foreign professional qualifications!
Application forms and information on occupations in the crafts
Important information related to the topic of vocational qualification can be found under the following links:
The homepage of the Specialist Unit for Counselling and Training of the IQ Network supplies you with information related to the topic of qualification: You will find guidelines for counselling work in the area of qualification as well as qualification concepts and services for various occupational fields.
You can use the Continuing Education and Training Information System of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) to find seminars and courses offering qualification and continuing training in the field of the IHK occupations.
With InfoWeb Weiterbildung, the Meta Search Engine for continuing education and training courses of the German Education Server, you can search for general, political, academic and vocational continuing education opportunities.