Integration through qualification - IHK Hannover

Integration through qualification
Recognition and assessment of foreign vocational
and academic certifications is carried out by a series
of organizations in Germany.
For those who aim at having their foreign degrees
recognised it is sometimes difficult to find the
responsible recognition authority. Moreover, not
all applications result in an immediate or full
To give you an overview of the possibilities concerning
the recognition and assessment of your degrees and
certificates the Hanover Chamber of Commerce and
Industry provides recognition and qualification consultation. We will also support you in finding additional
qualification courses, if necessary.
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Where we are:
Postal address:
Anerkennungs- und Qualifizierungsberatung
Industrie- und Handelskammer Hannover
Schiffgraben 49
30175 Hannover
Visitors’ address:
Our offices are located at Berliner Allee 23.
Please find a map with travel directions on:
Tel.: 0511/3107-517
Recognition and
qualifications consultation
Further information on the recognition process is
available on:
for holders of foreign degrees and certificates
As of: June 2016
Photos: IHK Hannover
Das Förderprogramm „Integration durch Qualifizierung“ zielt
auf die nachhaltige Verbesserung der Arbeitsmarktintegration
von Erwachsenen mit Migrationshintergrund ab. Das Programm
wird aus Mitteln des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS) und des Europäischen Sozialfonds (ESF) gefördert
sowie durch das Land Niedersachsen kofinanziert. Partner in
der Umsetzung sind das Bundesministerium für Bildung und
Forschung (BMBF) und die Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA).
Das Förderprogramm „Integration durch Qualifizierung (IQ)“ wird durch das Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales und
den Europäischen Sozialfonds gefördert sowie durch das Land Niedersachsen kofinanziert.
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Consultants of the Recognition and Qualifications
Consultation Department will provide assistance in the
following situations:
Please arrange your first consultation appointment
with us, by email or phone!
…a foreign school, vocational or university
We can assess the possibilities of having your degrees
and qualifications recognised in Germany.
You have already worked …
… in your profession abroad?
Your degree …
…has not been recognised in Germany so far?
You wish …
…to have your diploma and certificates assessed
or recognised in order to work in your area of
expertise in Germany?
We are available from Monday to Thursday from
9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. and on Friday until 2.30 p.m.
We will guide you to the authority which is responsible
for the recognition of your degree.
Tel.: 0511/3107-517
Fax: 0511/3107-422
Email: [email protected]
We will support you with the application procedures
and all the necessary formalities.
Please find further information on:
We will accompany you throughout the entire recognition process and/or your adjustment qualification and
will help you to answer all the procedural questions.
If available, please bring the following documents:
We will inform you about the possibilities of further
education, adjustment qualification and language
Your ID or passport
Your CV/resumé written in German
All of your original diplomas and certificates
(e.g. your final degree including transcript or
diploma supplement)
German translations of your documents (only
valid if done by certified court translators!)
Work or internship references including German
Recognition certificate issued by the responsible
authority in case you have already initiated your
recognition process
You aim …
…at getting adjustment qualifications as your
degree was not (fully) recognised?
In this case, visit the Recognition and Qualifications
Consultation Department at the Hanover CCI!
We will support you throughout the recognition
procedures and help you find a suitable adjustment
qualification. This will increase your chances at getting
a job in your area of expertise on the German labour