Considering the language barrier, and other factors, how easy is it for Africans to get jobs in Germany after completing their study as international students?
Germany has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world. The government recently amended the immigration law, that now makes it easy for Non-EU candidates to get jobs in Germany, considering the high demand for skilled workers. Completing your degree in Germany gives an advantage, as you will already have gotten a hang of how the system and society works.
Officially, you have 18months to search and secure a job. This is reduced to 6months if you leave Germany and return to your home country immediately after your study, so you should take note.
The average working hours is capped at 8 hours per day, and an average of 35 hours per week, which gives you ample time to do other things outside work. The minimum wage is high too. Here some of the most common industries; Healthcare; IT and Telecommunications; Aerospace; Automotive; Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals; Medical Technology; Mechanics; Electrical and Electronics; Steel and Metal; Precision Engineering and Optics; Energy and Environmental Technology; Construction; Nanotechnology
Some highly demanded careers are;
Mechanical Engineers; Automotive Engineers; Electrical Engineers; Building Engineers; IT Specialists; Telecommunication Engineers; Doctors; Scientists; Mathematicians; Geriatric Caregivers; Nursing Professionals; Business Administrators.