Welcome Centre

Stadthallenpark mit dem Roten Turm in der Chemnitzer Innenstadt

Welcome to the Welcome Centre of the City of Chemnitz!

The Welcome Centre is a central point of contact for skilled workers from Germany and abroad who want to live and work in Chemnitz.

We want to make your arrival and settling down in Chemnitz as easy and pleasant as possible. To this end, we will help you in many matters, such as finding accommodation and a job, dealing with the authorities, looking for language courses and providing information on local childcare and leisure activities.

We also support regional employers with questions regarding the integration of international skilled workers.

Here you will find information and contact addresses on the topics of arriving, living and working in Chemnitz. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.

Welcome to Chemnitz! Find out about the requirements for entering Germany, living in Chemnitz or dealing with the authorities.


Get into your everyday life! Here you will find important contact points in Chemnitz dealing with matters such as family, health, insurance and much more!


How do I register my child for school? Where can I learn German? Where can I get information about training and studying in Chemnitz? You can find the answers here.


Find your dream job in Chemnitz! With links to regional job exchanges, information on job applications and much more!


We give you good tips on how to spend your free time in Chemnitz - whether in museums, at events, in sports clubs or at intercultural meetings!

The Welcome Centre of the City of Chemnitz advises and supports you and your family in arriving, living and working in Chemnitz. We will give you guidance through all the important steps. To this end, we work together with many partners in Chemnitz. We are happy to put you in touch with the right institutions, offices and advice centers for you. Our service is free of charge for you.


We can advise you via telephone, e-mail or in person. For brief enquiries, you can visit us during our opening hours without making an appointment. Alternatively, you can make an individual appointment outside our opening hours so that we have time to give you detailed advice.

Our service and counselling topics

  • Entry and residence regulations
  • Housing
  • Childcare and school
  • Training and studying
  • Labor market and companies in Chemnitz
  • Job search and application
  • Information on the recognition of foreign school and professional qualifications
  • Language and integration courses
  • Health system
  • Formalities relating to life in Chemnitz, e.g. insurance, banks, taxes, driving license etc.
  • Leisure, cultural and event programs in Chemnitz
  • Sport & club life
  • and much more

Consulting for employers

Are you an employer in Chemnitz and want to recruit international skilled workers or do you already employ them in your company? Do you need information on how to organize this process successfully?


We are happy to assist regional companies with questions regarding the acquisition and integration of international skilled workers. To this end, we work together with relevant specialist offices and advice centers in Chemnitz to put you in touch with the right contact persons for your concerns.


How to reach the Welcome Centre

Bürgerhaus Am Wall
Düsseldorfer Platz 1
09111 Chemnitz
Entrance Richard-Möbius-Straße, First floor

By car:

Parking is available for a fee in the surrounding car parks (multi-storey car parks “Roter Turm” and “Rathauspassagen”)

By public transport:

Tram stops "Zentralhaltestelle" or "Roter Turm" are served by many lines.

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