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Employment and Business in Germany

Employment The average annual wage in Germany is US$ 47,000 (source: OECD), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is 5.4%. There are a total of 9 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 15 days (source: World Bank).



Moving to Germany

If you are considering moving to Germany or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated German section including; details of immigration and visas, German forums, German event listings and service providers in Germany.


Living in Germany

From your safety to shoppingliving in Germany can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in Germany with relevant news and up-to-date information.


Working in Germany

Working in Germany can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in Germany, and general German culture of the labour market.



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