General Information in Arabic
Refugee in Germany- Welcome to Germany (Project)
Subject to an initiative by the Fraunhofer-Institut für Experimentelles Software Engineering IESE and the design agency for Rhineland-Palatinate, refugees have programmed a website for their peers, presenting information about how to learn German, studying and working in Germany, and other topics of interest to refugees arriving in Germany.
Handbook Germany: information portal for migrants
Information for refugees who have newly arrived in Germany, covering aspects such as asylum seeking procedure, work permit, school and childcare, living and learning German. The website is hosted by Telekom AG and edited by volunteers.
Refugee Guide - Welcome to Germany
This guide offers first orientation to refugees arriving in Germany, it was financed and organised by volunteers to provide neutral information. Translated into many languages, e.g. English, Frrench, Arabic, Pashtu.
Ankommen! App by the Federal Office of Migration and Refugees
This app provides a first orientation to asylum seekers newly arriving in Germany, available in three language versions (German, Arabic, English). The app focuses on asylum seeking procedure, living and working in Germany, learning German.
Fresh start in Germany: information for asylum seekers
This website by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs informs about recognition of foreign qualifications and access to the labour market for asylum seekers in Germany. Additional information including a Health Guide in Arabic and other languages.
document from: Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales
Health Guide for asylum seekers in Germany
This website is published by the Federal Ministry of Health, to guide asylum-seekers through healthcare provisions for refugees: topics range from a general introduction to the healthcare system and initial examinations to vouchers and e-cards, contagious diseases, vaccinations, special healthcare measures in place for pregnant women, children and adolescents.
document from: Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
Wellcome to Germany – A guide for unaccompanied minors
In this booklet young refugees will find important information about their first months in Germany. With which authorities and organisation do you deal with? What happens during your first months? Who takes care of you? And above all: Which rights do you have? You'll find answers to these questions and many more in the new booklet. Different language versions are available, including an Arabic version< [...]
Asylum seekers- Deutsche Welle
Information on asylum in Germany - available in many languages, including Arabic .
Recognition of professional qualifications - Entry, residence and access to the German job market
If you are planning to work in Germany, it is often useful and sometimes even essential to have professional qualifications recognized. Because such a recognition procedure can be sought prior to entering the country, this leaflet provides information as to countries of origin, entry and residence rules, and recognition procedures. The leaflet is available in different languages such as Arabic .
Dual VET- Vocational Education and Training in Germany
The presentation illustrates central aspects and key advantages of the dual system of vocational education and training in Germany, focusing particularly on the benefits for stakeholders and economic advantages. It targets an international audience of stakeholders wishing to adopt the German model to their countries. The presentation is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish,,Arabic, Russian, [...]
Digital education and information resources for refugees
Digital teaching and learning programmes can be instrumental in helping to inform refugees and to allowing them to gain qualifications. New possibilities for networking and assisting learners are now available, particularly since these are not limited to any specific place or time. Below, you will find an overview that we have put together of the different programmes on offer. These range from informative [...]
Professional recognition for refugees
Refugees may find it important to gain recognition of the professional or vocational qualifications they hold in order to gain entry to the German labour market. In some cases, recognition is a mandatory prerequisite to work in certain professions. Recognition in Germany has collated the relevant information and services relating to how such professional recognition can be obtained. Alongside German, the [...]
iMOVE - International Marketing of Vocational Education
iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), with offices at the Federal Institute for Vocational Training (BIBB) in Bonn. The objective is to promote international collaboration and the initiation of cooperation and business relationships in vocational training and continuing education.
For parents: childcare, child benefits
Please note that a number of ministries and official sources have prepared information for parents, most of which is relevant for a particular federal state. This selection does not claim to be comprehensive.
document from: Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales
Information on child benefit for refugees
Leaflets for download in different languages: Brief information on child benefit for those entitled to claim political asylum and recognised refugees; information on child benefit for unaccompanied underage children entitled to claim political asylum and recognised refugees. For example, the information is available in Arabic .
The principles of elementary education (Brandenburg)
This online information for parents is one of three handouts that are available in eight languages, including Arabic . All material is accessible on the website of the ministry for education, youth, and sport in the state of Brandenburg .
document from: Ministerium für Bildung, Jugend und Sport des Landes Brandenburg
Jugendmigrationsdienste (JMD) = Youth Migration Services
Advising, supporting, educating at more than 450 centres throughout Germany: the Jugendmigrationsdienste (JMD) assist young people with a migration background aged between 12 and 27 with their integration process in Germany.
Individual support, professional advice, group and educational courses as well as effective networking in schools and training organisations are among the important tasks. The focuses are [...]
Educational package - state of Hamburg
The City of Hamburgg offers support for low-income families, e.g. free lunch - information is available on this website in different languages, e.g. Arabic .
document from: Behörde für Schule und Berufsbildung Hamburg
Education for refugee parents and students in Berlin
On this website, the Senate of Berlin provides access to English language documents informing parentsabout pre-school childcare and school enrolment in Germany, and refugee students about access to university. Some of the information is also available in Arabic.
document from: Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Familie Berlin