The Expat Service Desk offers initial information concerning living and working within the city of Düsseldorf and the county of Mettmann.
International professionals, specialists, managers
Are you an international specialist working here or planning to settle in the region? Do you wish to integrate or contribute professionally and privately?
An official organisation, we bundle information, networks and institutions. Gain comprehensive support from us on official procedures, professional qualifications and careers, social integration and aspects of everyday life.
Our goal is to help you, your family, your work and your new life in the region.
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Does your company employ international specialists or plan to do so in the near future? Then we are here to support you and your new employees. Comprehensive information covers the recruitment of international specialists, official procedures, professional development and qualifications.
Our goal is to facilitate recruitment and employment in the region.
Open to all interested parties
Consultations cover many topics, are free of charge and take place in English, German and other languages.
- Information on foreign-law procedures
- Professional qualifications, training and career opportunities
- Childcare, international schooling and the German school system
- Associations, networks and institutions in international, business and cultural fields
- Living in Germany, formalities, authorities, health care, housing, insurance, finance, leisure
Project partners of the Expat Service Desk are the Office of Economic Development of the state capital Düsseldorf and the county of Mettmann as well as the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Düsseldorf. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Expat Service Desk
Phone: +49 211 544 149 09
Fax: +49 211 893 9992
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