Germany needs skilled workers - which is why there's a law for the recognition of foreign qualifications. Michelle Ange Monteu is one example: the medical doctor from Cameroon has received her German license and now works in a hospital. read more: Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications
A globalized worlds means an increasing demand for workers with foreign language skills, intercultural competence, and knowledge of other economic regions. The BMBF supports exchange programmes for vocational trainees with many partner countries. read more: Bilateral Exchange Programmes in Vocational Training
The United Nations have declared the years 2005 to 2014 the world decade on "Education for Sustainable Development." The aim of the decade is to anchor the ideal of sustainable development in all areas of education. read more: UN Decade "Education for Sustainable Development"