Doing business in Hamburg with a foreigner’s background

Hamburg is a cosmopolitan city, and it has been since the beginning of the last century with numerous waves of immigration. Many foreigners have chosen the hanseatic city as adopted home and have built a living. Currently more than half a million people with an immigrant background live in Hamburg, representing some 30% of the […]

Prolongation of residence title in Hamburg

The process duration for a new residence card, the “elektronischer Aufenthaltstitel” or “eAT” is approximately 6 to 8 weeks. Going without appointment is possible but takes 5-6 hours wait, with appointment there is no waiting time at all, however, be aware that there is also a lead time of approximately 4 weeks for the appointment. […]

The perfect German resumé

When applying for a job in Germany you need to provide two documents:a so-called application letter (“Bewerbungsschreiben”) anda CV.And copies of your qualifications of course.Both follow local custom and German application letters as well as CVs look different than other nation’s CVs. What they all face is: they need to reveal the sought for information […]