Germany is an exciting and dynamic country with a long tradition of innovation and technical excellence.
German engineering and science has had a profound impact on the 20th century, including the automobile by Carl Benz, the theory of relativity by Albert Einstein and the computer by Konrad Zuse.
This influence continues through the country’s reputation today as a world leader in green technology.
German philosophers, composers and writers have also strongly influenced the world of ideas and arts, the most notable examples being Kant, Mozart, Beethoven, and Goethe.
Politically, Germany has confronted its responsibility for the First and Second World Wars and has become a leading advocate of peace and human rights in the world community.
Germany is the fourth largest economy in the world, and has a thriving small to medium-sized business sector, which employs approximately 70% of the workforce and is the backbone of the country’s capacity for innovation. It offers attractive employment conditions, good work life balance and the opportunity to work at the forefront of new industries.
Economic prosperity and an inclusive approach to social welfare have resulted in Germany having one of the highest standards of living and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the western world at 5.9 percent. The welfare system provides comprehensive support in the areas of healthcare, unemployment and retirement.
Germany enjoys a combination of energetic, cosmopolitan cities including Berlin, Hamburg, Munich,
Dresden and Cologne. It has a vibrant cultural scene, with endless events and festivals on offer throughout the year in all parts of the country, including the famous Oktoberfest.
Its diverse natural beauty stretches from the North and Baltic Seas to the Bavarian Alps, including attractions such as the Rhine Valley and Black Forest, and its architectural wonders include famous castles and stunning cathedrals.
LZ International provides a link between German employers who have decided to recruit globally, and