Working in Karlsruhe

(last edited November 2018)

Many of you already have a job — that is your main reason for coming to Karlsruhe. If you don't, the ease of finding a position will depend on your country of origin, your education and your profession.

The government agency responsible for workers (as well as unemployment compensation and other social payments) is the Federal Employment Agency (Agentur für Arbeit).

In Karlsruhe, they are located at:

Brauerstr. 10
76137 Karlsruhe
Opening hours are
Mo-F from 7:30 am until 12:30 pm
Th also from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Tel:  0800 4 5555 00


Karlsruhe has three Jobcenters with the same opening hours as above and the telephone nmber is (0721) 8319 0. More information is available here.

More information in English is available from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF).

General information and links to some good official sites in English are provided in the left sidebar.