Die Bildungsoffensive des Kultur- und Weiterbildungsbetriebs Schwerte in Zusammenarbeit mit lokalen Kulturakteuren und engagierten Bürgern.
In this section we will gather important information, which will assist you with learning the German language, getting an overview of German history and the characteristics of German society. If you have any suggestion about specific missing information that helped you after your arrival, please share it with us: Write an e-mail to
This App helps you with learning the German language, gives you an introduction on German society and its rules as well as helpful hints, which steps are to take after your arrival. It is available in five languages: German, English, Arabic, Farsi and French.
Information for your first steps in North Rhine-Westphalia. Gives an overview of the most important administrative necessities and regulations for refugees. The brochure is available in German, English, French, Farsi and Dari.
Not every qualification, that has been achieved in a foreing country, is also accepted in Germany. The hotline of the IQ Network NRW gives advice, if your qualification may be approved and who is responsible for doing so.