Living, Studying and Working in Berlin

Berlin is dynamic, cosmopolitan and offers a high quality of life through its diverse range of leisure activities, public green spaces and recreation areas.
Wiese vor dem Reichstag
© Berlin Partner / Wüstenhagen

The city attracts people from across the world who live, study and work here.

The Berlin labor market offers employees numerous interesting fields of work and opportunities to further their career. The Berlin economy is characterized by its great diversity and offers lively SMEs and dynamic start-up companies, alongside classic industrial firms.

On offer to students is one of the most creative, lively and diverse educational landscapes in Europe, with four universities, eight colleges, three art colleges and 18 private colleges.

Furthermore, as a child- and family-friendly city, Berlin offers a comprehensive range of daycare and leisure facilities for families. With 1,800 daycare centers, a comprehensive range of daycare options and comprehensive all-day schooling, Berlin occupies a top position for childcare nationally.

Further Information

  • Welcome to Berlin
    Top-notch lifestyle, culture and leisure activities, very affordable rents and living costs – Berlin offers a high quality of life.

  • The Representative for Integration and Migration
    The internet website of the Representative for Integration and Migration gives an overview of Berlin's cultural diversity and features information and advice services.

  • Job Portal of the Capital region
    Interested parties can get information about current job positions for specialists and management professionals in the capital region and businesses can search for qualified staff.

  • The Federal Employment Agency
    The Federal Employment Agency is the labor market's biggest service provider. As a public body with self-governance it acts independently within the framework of applicable law.

  • Daycare
    Berlin offers a diverse array of daycare facilities. The city is a leader in this area when compared to the West German federal states.

  • Schools in Berlin
    The interactive map provides information on selected schools and facts about infrastructure.

  • Business Immigration Service
    The interactive map provides information on selected schools and facts about infrastructure.
Last edited: 5. October 2015

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