• Your opportunity in Hessen

    Trades and crafts in Hessen offer young people certified vocational training. Dual education – meaning a combination of practical training within a business on the one hand and theoretical education at school on the other – is Germany’s most popular form of vocational training.

  • Your opportunity in Hessen

    Many companies in Hessen face a growing need for staff in the coming years. Apart from the technical professions, this is particularly true of the health and care sectors.

  • Your opportunity in Hessen

    All the indications are that Hessen can be considered Germany’s most international economic region. The people of Hessen
    are famous for their hospitality and make it easy
    for newcomers to meet the neighbours
    and find their place in the community.

  • Your opportunity in Hessen

    We offer skilled workers, graduates, craftsmen,
    engineers and employees in almost all fields an
    opportunity to pursue their career in an exciting and
    international environment.

Welcome to Hessen!

Since the 2nd July 2013 the WELCOMECENTER Hessen is opened in Frankfurt. We try to help all of you living only for a short period in Hessen, to resolve questions and doubts.

The WELCOMECENTER Hessen is located at the Fischerfeldstraße 10 – 12 in Frankfurt/Main, room No. 2.414. You reach us via the main entrance of the employment agency.
opening times are


Monday and Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00 o'clock
Wednesday and Friday   09:00 - 12:30 o'clock

09:00 – 18:00 o'clock

To seek advice during our opening hours there is no need to make an appointment. You are also welcome to contact us by email or phone us.


See you in Hessen!

Click here to download our information leaflet!

Messe Chance senkrecht

On the 29th and the 30th of January 2017 the Welcomecenter Hessen participated in the fair named "Chance" which took  place in Gießen and offered a wide range of information about education and professional development.   On the common booth called "Welcome to Mittelhessen" visitors were informed about the counselling offered by the Welcomecenter.



New team member at the Welcomecenter Hessen

Gruppenfoto 2016
Jacqueline Nyalwal, Alberto Coronado, Julia Sternberg and Ann-Marie Bennemann (from left to right)

Since August 2016 Jacqueline Nyalwal is supporting the Welcomecenter Hessen as a new member. Apart from counselling in Arabic, English, German and Spanish the Welcomecenter can now offer counselling in Kiswahili.

Information fair "Living and working in Frankfurt Rhein/Main on 19th of October 2016

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The information fair organized by the Spanisch Embassy - department for Labour and Social Affairs was held at the information centre MainBiz of the employment agency in Frankfurt. It was directed at Spanish speaking people who are thinking about living and working in Hessen. Apart from information stalls from the Welcomecenter Hessen, the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees and the IQ network (network for integration and qualification) visitors could hear lectures about the social security system in Germany, the situation on the labour market or the recognition advice service.

Newcomers' Festival 2016

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For the second time the Welcomecenter Hessen participated at the Newcomers' Festival, a fair direted at newcomers to the region held on September 11th at the Römer in Frankfurt. The Welcomecenter employees Alberto Coronado, Jacqueline Nyalwal and Julia Sternberg were happy to answer the many questions about living and working in Hessen the visitors had.

The team of the Welcomecenter Hessen would like to welcome you


Since the beginning of July 2013 you can contact the Work in Hessen team Julia Sternberg, Ann-Marie Bennemann, Alberto Coronado and Jacqueline Nyalwal with all your questions regarding your new life in Hessen. All four of them will be very happy to help you clear all your doubts and questions being able to share their own history of migration and their work and study experiences abroad.

You can contact us any time. Along with the help of our network partners, we will find answers to your questions.

See you in Hessen.

Lauf für Mehrsprachigkeit 2016

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Together with a few of their advice seekers from Spain, Tunesia and Albania the Welcomecenter Hessen participated for the third time at this years "Lauf für Mehrsprachigkeit" (run für multilingualism) organized by three bilingual kindergarten in Frankfurt: Nezabudka, 2Sonmás and Le Jardin.

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First of the group to reach the finish line was Fernando Monar after only 24:13 minutes. Well done Fernando! Afterwards everyone is getting refreshment. Grilled sausages and cake really do help to quickly recover from the run!

Newcomers Festival 2015

Welcomecenter Hessen auf dem Newcomers Festival

Alberto Coronado, Ann-Marie Bennemann, Julia Sternberg (f.l.t.r.)


The Welcomecenter Hessen participated at this years Newcomers Festival. 5000 visitors made the event a sucess.

Hessentag 2015

On June 1st, 2015 the department "Fachkräftesicherung" of the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration (dealing with the demand of qualified employees in Hesse) introduced their work together with the WELCOMECENTER Hessen on this years Hessentag. Their motto being "Welcome to Hessen"!

(Image caption: © HMSI – L-R: Claudia Wesner, head of the department "Fachkräftesicherung" of the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration, Alberto Coronado, project coordinator of the WELCOMECENTER Hessen, Stefan Grüttner, Hessian Minister for Social Affairs and Integration, Torsten Becker, head of the department "Fachkräftesicherung" of the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration).

Impressions of Hessen

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Get together in the restaurant "Zur Germania" on December 1st 2016

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Stammtisch Dez 16

Get together in the restaurant "Zur Germania" on November 3rd 2016

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Stammtisch Nov 16


Get together in the restaurant "Fichtekränzi" on October 6th 2016

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Stammtisch Oktober 16


Get together in the restaurant "Struwwelpeter" on September 1st 2016


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Stammtisch 1.9.16



Get together in the "Struwwelpeter" on 4th of August 2016

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Stammtisch Aug 16




Get together in the "Dauth-Schneider" on 12th of May 2016

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Stammtisch Mai 16


Get together in the "Affentor-Schänke" on 7th of April 2016

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Stammtisch 7. April 16



Get together in the "Gemalte Haus" on 10th of March 2016


Get together in the "Affentor-Schänke" on 4th of February 2016

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Stammtisch 4.2.16

Christmas get together in the "Affentor-Schänke"

Get together in the "Gemalte Haus" on 1st of October 2015

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Get together in the "Wagner" on 3rd of September 2015

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Get together in the "Wagner" on 6th of August 2015

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Stammtisch 06.08.2015

J. P. Morgan Chase 2015

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Together with the Chamber of Skilled Crafts Frankfurt-Rhein-Main the Welcomecenter Hessen participated at this years J. P. Morgan Chase in Frankfurt.

Afterwards everyone met at the grounds of the chamber to celebrate the successful participation at the run with a barbecue. Advice seekers of the Welcomecenter joined the runners for this celebration (see picture above).

Get together in the "Wagner" on 7th of May 2015

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Satmmtisch 7.5.15

Stammtisch 7.5.15 III

Get together on September 11th 2014 in the "Gemalten Haus"

A joyful evening among fellow newcomers

Our first WELCOMECENTER Hessen get together on 13th May has really been a success! A colourful mix of nationalities, newcomers from 11 different nations took the opportunity to get to know each other in one of Frankfurts most popular restaurants the "Gemalte Haus". Sharing experiences over a glass of "Äppelwoi" and regional specialities. Who could ask for more? We would like to say thank you to those who showed up and hope to see you all at our next get together. We would also like to take the chance to invite you to the next event. Details as to date and location will be published on this homepage soon.



Welcome to Hessen!

Internationality is one of the key factors behind Hessen’s economic success. Our state welcomes newcomers and supports them in integrating into their new surroundings.

Keeping people who are temporarily or permanently based in Hessen informed about language programmes, advanced training opportunities, visits to the authorities, social services and sport and tourism facilities, is very important to us.

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Practical information


If you want to know about finding somewhere to live, social security and health insurance, tax, or simply how to open a bank account, this is the right place for information and advice.

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