Working in Germany

Guides for the Berlin workplace.

How to find a job in Berlin How to find a job

This guide shows you how to get a job in Germany, from the job search to your first day at work.

Salaries in Germany

An overview of salaries in Germany. This shows you how much you should earn, and how to negotiate a better salary.

How to get a German work visa or Blue Card How to get a work visa or Blue Card

This guide shows you how to apply for a work visa and a Blue Card, step by step. These visas are your first step to working in Germany.

The probation period (Probezeit) in Germany What is the probation period?

When you start a new job in Germany, you are in your probation period (Probezeit). This guide explains what it means.

How to take sick days in Germany How to take sick days

What happens when you get sick in Germany. How to take sick days, when to get a sick note from the doctor, and who pays your salary while you recover.

How to take a sabbatical in Germany How to take a sabbatical

This guide shows you how to take a long vacation in Germany, also known as a sabbatical.

How to take vacations in Germany How to take vacations

This guides show you how to take vacation days work in Germany. It explains your rights as an employee.