Germany is now proudly known as the ‘new land of opportunities.’ It is also known as the land of innovation, and ideas are the corner stone on which Germany society is built. German’s are strong and resolute, so nothing is really impossible in Germany. If these are some of the principles and qualities you can identify with, then Germany is an ideal location for you, especially if you are an Indian looking for a better living opportunity.
Germany has high levels of employment, with more than half the people aged 15 to 64 having paid jobs and a decreasing unemployment rate of 3.2% as of March 2019. Youth unemployment rate, measuring jobseekers under 25 years old, inched lower to an all-time low of 5.6% in March 2019. Additionally, Germany ranks very highly for job security, quality of medical care, and personal safety. Culturally, German men are primarily in full-time work, while women, especially those with pre-school children, often work part-time.
For those of you worried about the Germany economy after they so generously opened their doors to million of refugees, you can be at ease. It is not only the fourth largest but also the strongest economy in the world. Moreover, Germans value education above all else, so qualified job seekers need not worry about getting job opportunities in Germany or making a mark for themselves. Education is perhaps the easiest way to get settled in Germany. While college education in Germany is free even for international students – tuition fees for bachelor’s degrees in public universities was abolished in 2014 as it is considered ‘socially unjust’ to have to pay for higher education. Higher education is Germany is encouraged and appreciated.
Working in Germany has its advantages. Germany is the largest economy in Europe and the German ‘Blue Card’ opens the doors to the European Union, offering its citizens an opportunity to seek employment across the EU thus, paving the way for an EU residency that have the potential to open the flood gates of prospects. In addition to high job security and a favourable work-life balance, expats are also thrilled with how safe the country is and how welcome they are made to feel.
Presently, there’s a shortage of skilled workers in certain professions in Germany. These include qualified Engineers (Mechanical, Automotive, Electrical and Building), Scientist, IT Specialists, Healthcare professionals and Social Workers and certain manufacturing positions. With German industries preferring to employ qualified workforce there exist equal opportunity irrespective of race, nationality, gender etc.
While Germany is the economic engine of Europe, is in a troubling demographic predicament. With one of the oldest populations in Europe, and a low fertility rate of just 1.5 births per woman, it is only a matter of time before the rubber hits the road to affect growth in the country. According to the World Economic Forum, by 2019, there will be fewer Germans under 30 years old than there are Germans that are 60+ years, providing young migrants with a world of opportunity in Germany economy.
For those of you with a university degree in any profession like Mechanical and Automotive Engineering (Engineer), Mechatronics, Energy and Electronics (Engineer), Technical Research and Development, Technical Drawing (not design draughtsman), Architecture & Construction, Supply and Logistics, Computer Sciences, IT Application Consulting, Software Development and Programming, Business, Finance, Accounts, entrepreneurship then you have excellent career opportunities in Germany.
Other professions that are highly sought after including Human Medicine, Healthcare and Nursing Care, Emergency Medical Service, Obstetrics (i.e. graduate professionals in health and nursing) and Elderly care (i.e. graduate professionals in elderly care).
Moreover, the German people are welcoming of migrants and appreciative of the services they provide, making it easy to integrate into Germany society. So, educated and skilled youth need not worry about job opportunities in Germany. If you are looking for guidance in the field of education please contact us.