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So close from Switzerland but yet in many aspects a completely different experience both professionally and culturally. From innovations and trends in cities such as Berlin to traditions at the Octoberfest in Munich or interesting industrial multinationals, Germany offers a wide range of opportunities. 

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Country information Germany

Age  -  no restrictions for Swiss nationals

Requirements  -  completed federal vocational training

Duration of stay  -  no limitations

Visa fee  -  EU, no visa fee (costs of mentoring program Birkenvale and insurance coverage apply)


Government support

If the practical training starts within the first year after completion of the federal vocational training, applicants are eligible for financial grants of the mobility program between Switzerland and the EU. Please contact us for more details.


Based on the bilateral contracts between Switzerland and Germany, Swiss nationals do not need a visa to work in Germany.





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