Business Guide for Germany and NRW
The Business Guide for Germany and North Rhine-Westphalia contains all the key information for business creation and management at Germany's No. 1 investment location and provides practical answers to any questions that may arise in the context of an investment project. You can get a general idea in our collection of the most frequently asked questions from investors or click directly through the individual chapters. We would be delighted to assist you on your path to NRW with our Business Guide.
Coming to Germany
Germany distinguishes between different types of residence permits which are based in each case on the individual's length of stay and his or her intended activities in Germany. > More
Employees and social security
Fundamental reforms of the labor market have created flexible employment models that meet the needs of modern companies. Information about the different contract models is provided here. > More
Clear legal structures, an independent judicial system, the strong protection of intellectual property, as well as clear regulations regarding data security all serve to boost confidence in North Rhine-Westphalia as a business location.
Events & News
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Good grades are and will remain a decisive factor to be on a successful path to a desired university. This is reflected by the fact that the ‘numerus clausus’ often decides if prospective students are allowed to study certain subjects. But the focal point is also shifting here. Germany is starting to incorporate practices that have long since been used in other countries.
Hamburger Containerboard invests EUR20m in Gelsenkirchen03.02.2017
Hamburger Containerboard, part of Austrian Prinzhorn Holding, European market leaders in the recycling, paper and packaging industry, invests EUR20m in the production facility in Gelsenkirchen (former Fritz Peters GmbH).