Edu­ca­tion­al advice

If you have any ques­tions about reg­is­ter­ing at a school, the edu­ca­tion and train­ing sys­tem or gen­er­al­ly about edu­ca­tion and schools, you can go to an edu­ca­tion­al advice service.

Migra­tion Office
The Arbeitsstelle Migra­tion (migra­tion office) is the first point of con­tact at Schu­lamt Karl­sruhe (Karl­sruhe edu­ca­tion author­i­ty) for par­ents who have just arrived from oth­er coun­tries.

Youth Migra­tion Ser­vice
The Jugend­mi­gra­tions­di­enst (Youth Migra­tion Ser­vice) sup­ports young peo­ple from 12 — 27 years old in the areas of learn­ing Ger­man, schools and careers.
More infor­ma­tion avail­able at:

Edu­ca­tion­al advice for young migrants and their parents

This project offers Ger­man lan­guage tuition for pri­ma­ry school chil­dren, infor­ma­tion cours­es for par­ents and indi­vid­ual consultations.

Tel.: +49 (0)721 350 4169

Sup­port for young peo­ple enter­ing the edu­ca­tion sys­tem from oth­er countries

This project offers free Ger­man lan­guage tuition (also Eng­lish if required) for young peo­ple from 12 to 18 years.

Tel.: +49 (0)721 85019 841

Educational/careers advi­so­ry ser­vice pro­vid­ed by the Karl­sruhe-Ras­tatt employ­ment agency
The edu­ca­tion­al and careers advi­so­ry ser­vice sup­ports peo­ple in select­ing degree courses/careers dur­ing their train­ing and at the start of their pro­fes­sion­al life.

Agen­tur für Arbeit Karl­sruhe
Brauer­straße 10
76135 Karl­sruhe
Request a con­sul­ta­tion at Tel.: 0800 4 555500 (free-of-charge)
or online at

BiMAQ Bil­dungs­ber­atung: Train­ing and sec­ondary school

BiMAQ Bil­dungs­ber­atung offers edu­ca­tion­al advice for young peo­ple, young adults, par­ents and fam­i­ly mem­bers about the school and train­ing sys­tems, appren­tice­ships and sec­ondary schools. The advi­so­ry and agency ser­vice is avail­able in sev­er­al lan­guages.
AFB — Arbeits­förderungs­be­triebe gGmbH
Daim­ler­straße 8
76185 Karl­sruhe
Tel.: +49 (0)721 / 972 46–25 or +49 (0)721 / 972 46–39

Inter­cul­tur­al par­ent men­tors
Inter­cul­tur­al par­ent men­tors offer sup­port in var­i­ous lan­guages for recent­ly arrived par­ents on gen­er­al ques­tions relat­ing to schools and edu­ca­tion in Ger­many. Please send an e‑mail to:

Learn­ing Ger­man is the key to your child’s suc­cess at school. The edu­ca­tion­al coor­di­na­tor for con­tin­u­ous lan­guage learn­ing will be hap­py to answer your ques­tions: