Nice to meet you! Feel at home in Hessen!

International professionals are welcome and can make themselves at home in Hessen. Hessen offers international professionals and their families the finest employment prospects and living standards. Hessen has traditionally been one of the most international regions – and not just in Germany. The numerous contacts, networks and support available can really help you get off to a good start in Hessen. One example is the WELCOMECENTER Hessen, offering support and advice on life and work in Hessen.

New arrivals, communities and local international employers can find the support they need at the WELCOMECENTER Hessen, where local integration guides are also on hand. Information centres can also help with the recognition of foreign diplomas and vocational qualifications. Internationality is very much alive in Hessen, and this can even be observed with the recruitment of skilled professionals.

Have you received an academic or vocational qualification abroad? Have you just arrived in Hessen and would like some information on:

  • Life and work in Hessen
  • Ways to learn German

Or are you a company based in Hessen that would like to employ international professionals and need some information on:

  • Recruitment
  • Integration in the workforce
  • Legal issues concerning foreigners when starting work or vocational training

Would you like to find out more about Hessen and its people?

We’re the right people for you!

The WELCOMECENTER Hessen is Hessen’s central point of contact, care and advice for international professionals and companies interested in recruiting skilled employees from around the world.


A joint initiative run by the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration, Hessen’s Regional Directorate, the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit) through its regional office in Frankfurt am Main (Agentur für Arbeit), and the Chamber of Skilled Crafts for the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region.

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