Germany from A to Z

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We have rebuilt our website. A lot is already working as usual, but there are still a few small construction sites that we will finish in the coming days. Thank you for your understanding and have fun!

Situation in Ukraine

Current Information

Here you will find all the current information about entry and residence for people from Ukraine and for Ukrainians in Germany. The page is updated regularly and is available in English, Ukrainian, Russian and German.

Situation in Afghanistan

Current Information

Here you can find the latest developments and relevant contact information concerning the situation in Afghanistan.

Germany from A to Z

Every country has its specific characteristics. We know what it feels like to be new in Germany because many of us have gone through the same experience. Here we offer essential tips on asylum, housing, health, kindergarten, university, work and much more in 8 different languages. The Handbook Germany team provides crucial information on an extensive range of topics - here you can find from A to Z of life in Germany on a single website! Our videos and articles help you figure out how to manage in different everyday life situations. On our local pages, you will find useful contact information and addresses in your area. Get in touch on Facebook, we'd be happy to help!


What is "Jobcenter"? Who is eligible to receive unemployment benefits II ("ALG II" or "Hartz IV") and when? What types of support can I expect from the Jobcenter?

Recognition of foreign certificates

How can I have the school diploma or vocational qualification I have obtained abroad recognised in Germany? Here you will find essential information and useful links concerning the recognition of the qualifications obtained abroad.

Counselling on-site

Are you new to Germany? Do you need support or counselling service in your area? If so, then you've come to the right place.
With our search engine, you can effortlessly search for free counselling centres, language cafés and other nearby offers.

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