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Our service for

Expats and employees

Munich’s labor market needs employees in both innovative and long-established occupations. At the same time, Munich is Germany’s most international city. Numerous expats live here and the city is brimming with opportunities for international workers.

Supporting your professional prospects

Which sectors in Munich are seeking employees and offer good prospects? What kinds of qualifications are in demand and where can I obtain them? How do I get recognition for my foreign qualifications? And where can I establish international contacts or link up with a specific community in Munich?

The City of Munich offers various points of contact and information to help you launch or further develop your career.

Tailored to your needs: our info and services

  • Industries

    Munich has a particularly diversified mix of all important economic sectors. In the following, we would like to present a selection that is particularly in focus.

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  • Skilled labor

    The focus of the Munich Employment and Qualification Program (MBQ) is to help you acquire and retain new and existing staff.

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  • #kreativmuenchen

    The Team of Excellence for the Cultural and Creative Industries, in short #kreativmuenchen, is the first point of contact for all creative and cultural practitioners in Munich.

    2 Personen im Beratungsgespräch beim Kompetenzteam für die Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft
  • Life sciences in practice

    Munich as a successful pharmaceutical location and a European leader in biotechnology successfully developed new drugs, therapy concepts and diagnostics during the pandemic.

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  • Information event "How to start a business"

    Take advantage of our two-hour online info session to get a concise overview of all the important startup topics.

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  • Startups and new business

    Munich’s startup scene benefits from a tried-and-true network of successful major corporations, established startups, and an excellent university and research environment full of outstanding minds and institutional supporters.

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  • Expat communities

    Munich is home to sizeable international communities and many international companies. New foreign residents therefore find it easy to make contact.

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  • Support for crowdfunding

    This program offers a 50 percent grant for all creative services linked to crowdfunding campaigns in Munich.

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  • Coworking Spaces

    A large number of coworking spaces can be found in Munich. Here you can quickly get an overview - by map or list.

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  • Official startup platform

    What’s new on Munich’s startup scene? What events should entrepreneurs take note of? You can find the answers to these and other questions on MUNICH STARTUP, the city’s official startup platform!

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News for professionals and talents

Munich Startup Employment Report 2023


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The first "Munich Startup Employment Report" shows: Munich startups have had an impressive impact on the job market.

City of Munich Innovation Challenge


City of Munich Innovation Challenge

The new call for applications for the innovation competition has started. Startups, entrepreneurs and creative minds can apply until May 15, 2023.

Munich economy - spring report


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Our new edition of 'Munich. The Business Location. 2023 - Facts and Figures' provides a compact overview of Munich's current economic situation and development.