The Returning Experts Programme is implemented by the Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Returning experts who have acquired their professional skills in Germany have an important role to play in their countries of origin. This Programme puts this potential to work for development. It supports the professional integration of university graduates and experienced experts from developing, emerging and transition countries, who have completed their training in Germany and are interested in returning to their countries of origin. Employers, too, can benefit from programme services such as assistance with recruiting employees.
CIM, together with their advisors for returning experts in partner countries, offer the following support for eligible persons: