Welcome to Stuttgart and the Stuttgart Region!

We look forward to welcoming you face-to-face!

From June 15, 2021, our consulting service will be open again during the regular opening hours.
Please pay attention to the mandatory preventive measures for infectious diseases. You may find these at our information point in front of the Welcome Center Stuttgart.

Of course, contacting us by phone and via email is still possible.

You can reach us during our opening hours:
Monday and Friday 08:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Tuesday und Thursday 2. p.m. - 6 p.m.

Are you new in town, do you have questions about living and working here?

The Welcome Center gives you information as well as details of further advisory bodies for the following topics:

  • Recognition of foreign secondary school and vocational degrees
  • Employment, job hunting and application
  • (vocational) training and academic studies
  • Learning German
  • Entry requirements and residence
  • Health care system
  • Child care
  • Mobility
  • Religious communities
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Associations /clubs and leisure activities
  • Housing

The team of the Welcome Center Stuttgart is supported by the immigration advice service of local welfare organisations.

„Welcome Center Stuttgart:
Welcome to Stuttgart and the Stuttgart Region!“

If you would like to know more about the Welcome Center Stuttgart and its consultation services as well as what kind of support you can expect from the staff members, then watch our film! It was published on the occasion of the 5th anniversary by Stuttgart as the state capital and by Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation.

The film is focusing on the staff members and their varied experiences with people seeking for advice or with cooperation partners.

Opening hours

Monday 8.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday closed
Thursday 2 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 8.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Welcome Center Stuttgart for new residents and international professionals is a joint contact point and service center of Stuttgart as the state capital and the Welcome Service Region Stuttgart of the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (Wirtschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart GmbH).

The Stuttgart Welcome Center is financed by Stuttgart as the state capital and by Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation. It is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing Baden-Württemberg.