Integration through professional recognition? Factors influencing participation in employment by immigrant skilled workers

Coverbild: Integration through professional recognition? Factors influencing participation in employment by immigrant skilled workers
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Issue/Year (Volume) 2/2024 (53)
Page(s) 38-41
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    englisch

Starting employment is a key component of immigrants’ societal participation in Germany. Recognition of the qualifications which immigrant skilled workers have acquired abroad is an important step towards sustainable integration into this country’s labour market. Data relating to the recognition grant being piloted with funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is used to show what role is also played by characteristics relating to origin and occupations in the employment chances of immigrants who have completed a recognition procedure.