The BQ Portal
BQ Portal is the online work and knowledge sharing platform for the assessment and evaluation of vocational and further training qualifications obtained abroad. It helps assessment authorities and companies in Germany to better evaluate foreign diplomas.
111.50100
Applications for recognition
Infodialog: Total applications made in professions governed by federal law from 2012 to 2017
87.00000
Country profiles
Infodialog: Published country profiles on BQ-Portal with descriptions of the foreign VET systems
3.27500
Professional profiles
Infodialog: Published professional profiles on BQ-Portal with detailed information on foreign professional qualifications
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The Competence Centre for securing skilled labor supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in finding and binding skilled workers, in gaining a reputation as an attractive employer and remaining competitive and successful.

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The official website provides the skilled workers with all the important information about working and living in Germany in German and in English, thereby contributing to a welcoming culture in Germany.

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This project of the DIHK and ZDH informs companies about the advantages and  benefits of formal recognition of foreign credentials. Therefore 11 chambers of commerce and industry and 5 chambers of crafts working together to promote the recognition within the companies.

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The IQ Network advises immigrants on all aspects of the German labour market. The IQ contact point "Counselling and Training" provides comprehensive information on professional recognition.

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check.work supports the German economy in evaluating professional experiences and qualifications of refugees. The online application is easy to use, intercultural understandable and can be used early in the integration process. Therefore check.work helps refugees on their first steps into the German labour market.

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NETZWERK Unternehmen integrieren Flüchtlinge is an initiative of the DIHK, supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The initiative offers its member companies information on: legal issues, integration initiatives, best-practices, cooperations. 

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About the BQ-Portal

The BQ-Portal helps assessment authorities and companies to better assess and evaluate vocational and further training qualifications obtained abroad and together with the portal Recognition in Germany and the database anabin it is one of the three central information portals for recognition of foreign professional qualifications.