Work and travel in Germany: International Experience Canada
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What Germany offers
Germany is found in the heart of Europe with diverse landscapes for you to explore. Every German city has something unique to offer. Go to Düsseldorf for fashion, Berlin for music, Hamburg for art and Munich for a great night out. If you’re more into sports you can enjoy skiing in the Alps or water sports at the beaches in Northern Germany.
Germany hosts various festivals that show off Germany’s tradition of bringing people together and celebrating including Oktoberfest, wine festivals and music festivals.
Germany has a large and diverse economy with a wide range of small and medium size enterprises. Strong industrial sectors include automotive, chemicals, green technologies, renewable energy and software.
Plan your trip
The best way to make sure your trip is the experience of a lifetime is to plan. Review our travel checklist to find out what you should know or do before travelling to and working in a foreign country.
Need help planning? One of IEC’s recognized organizations (ROs) might be able to help you find a job, transportation, and provide travel advice.
Most ROs charge a fee for their services.
- Tourism Germany
- Learn about Germany
- Cultural information
- Check for travel advisories
- Safety and travel advice for LGBTQ2 travellers
Need more help planning? Contact a recognized organization.
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