10.1.1 Re-integration assistance

Re-integration programmes are offered to provide international students, academic staff and other qualified professional personnel with useful general information, information on points of contact and on financial support prior to as well as after returning to their home country.

A variety of societies, associations and institutions offer re-integration programmes in order to support the integration of graduates and other professional personnel, especially from developing countries.


Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM)
Returning Experts Programme

CIM runs a programme in support of the professional integration, on completion of training measures, of experts from developing countries.

Eligibility criteria:

  • citizenship of a developing country
  • a minimum of two years of vocational or expert training in Germany, or
  • a minimum of two years of further education or training in Germany
  • residence permit for Germany
  • determination to return to home country
  • determination to take up a specific career on departure from Germany

 

Financial support can be granted for:

  • travelling expenses to home country
  • transport allowance
  • income subsidy for a maximum of 24 months if proof of regular employment is given


Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM)
Returning Experts Programme
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn

Phone: (+49 61) 96 79 33 - 66
E-Mail: return@cimonline.de