Helpdesk services and advice

Helpdesks and advice in Berlin

Initial consultation, labour market access etc.

Initial consultation

Welcome Center Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 / 9017 2326, email: willkommenszentrum(at)  

Arbeiterwohlfahrt AWO Berlin (Workers‘ Welfare Association Berlin) – Migrationsberatung für erwachsene Zuwander*innen (immigration counseling for adults)
AWO Berlin runs several advice centers for integration and immigration in Berlin
Addresses and contacts are available here

Labour market access  

bridge – Berliner Netzwerk für Bleiberecht
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 901723 -21/ -16/ -29, email: bridge(at)

Berliner Beratungszentrum für Migration und Gute Arbeit BEMA
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 212 40 145 (Beratung Arbeitsrecht), 030 / 5130 192 80 (Beratung Sozialrecht)

Recognition of foreign qualifications  

IQ Netzwerk Berlin


Guwbi – Gesellschaft für Urbane Wirtschaft, Beschäftigung und Integration e.V.
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 488 174 88, email: info(at) 

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Advice for artists, creatives and culture professionals

touring artists/ IAIB helpesk service

Individual consultations on questions on how to achieve a future career in Germany and on the Berlin job market in particular.

Landesmusikrat Berlin – Information about the music job market in Berlin
Advice and accompaniment for newly-arriving musicians

Music Pool Berlin
Consultation on all questions pertaining to the music business

Performing Arts Programme PAP Berlin – Information, Consultation & Qualifitation
Consultation and information workshops for the independent performing arts community

bbk berlin – Office for artist consulting
Advice for visual artists from Germany and abroad, who want to start their career in Berlin

Clubcommission Berlin – Consultation
Service for event managers and club owners in Berlin

Kulturförderpunkt Berlin
Information and advice on how to finance a cultural project in Berlin

WeTeK Berlin – Creative Service Center
Support and information for artists and freelancers working in the creative industries in Berlin Information

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