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What are the requirements for a post-graduate work permit (Doktorand)?

The requirements to obtain a post graduate work permit are the following:

  • Applicant to have studied at a recognised foreign university (Anabin for the university required);
  • Applicant to be offered a post graduate job (Doktorandenstelle) by a German based company;
  • Salary to be in the standard range for post-graduate activity (can be lower than Blue Card level).

Legal Reference : § 4 Abs. 3 BeschV

Please do not hesitate to contact us, if you need additional information or support with processing for a post-graduate work permit for Germany.

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