Obtaining a work permit, enrolling in German-language lessons, renting an apartment, finding a bilingual school – how do these things work in the FrankfurtRhineMain region? Foreign specialist employees with plans of working, studying, and residing in this region now have an extensive internet-based portal at their disposal (www.find-it-in-frm.de).
The aforementioned website contains all information that could be useful to newcomers with regard to getting started and acclimatized in the region. The newly created FRM International Office, which operates within the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Regional Authority, also provides personalized consulting services to newcomers with more specific questions. The portal marks an important step toward strengthening the metropolitan region in times where specialist employees are growing increasingly scarce and this business development initiative strives to sustainably achieve just that.
The entire portal is available in both English and German. Irrespective of whether a visitor to the portal intends to relocate to the region as a single person or together with a family, the five categories – Arriving, Working, Studying, Living, Discovering – contain all information necessary for newcomers to effectively navigate their way through the bureaucracy. It also provides helpful tips about finding jobs, apartments, schools, preschools, daycare centers, recreational activities, and plenty more. An interactive map featuring a variety of filter options allows website visitors to perform a targeted search for consultation services in their vicinity in a specific language. The website also features a separate area for companies based in the region that are seeking to hire and integrate international specialists. Furthermore, the experienced team at FRM International Office offers in-person consultations in German, English, Arabic, French, and Romanian and makes their own independently designed materials available to visitors, such as a roadmap for newcomers.
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