IT’S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE
Baden-Württemberg attracts people from all over the world, near and far. These stories are from international people written for international people – life stories, experiences and more!
Commemorating the Cultural Forum's 25-Year JourneyThis year, the cultural forum celebrated its...
Oliver Mahn: “India is here!”
Oliver Mahn flies to India 15 times a year and has succeeded in organizing 16 India Film Festivals in Stuttgart.
Forum der Kulturen: “Making diversity visible”
The Forum der Kulturen sits in the heart of Baden-Württemberg’s capital city Stuttgart. Overlooking the Marktplatz, the office has the pole position.
Poem: Foreign Laundry
A creative piece by Rohini Guttina from India, our new author, about her experience looking for a German laundry shop and finding new social connections.
The Recognition Act: A successful integration effort?
Ever since Germany has signed the Recognition Act (2012), a career there has become even more reachable for international professionals. But is it really an asset to successful labour market integration?
The Welcome Centers of Baden-Württemberg
With its 10 Welcome Centers, the State of Baden-Württemberg supports international professionals in their integration in the local society and labour market.
Leave or stay?
This question arises among the Chinese students of Baden- Württemberg. Cliches as well as food intolerances make life challenging.
“You don’t really look like a Kazakh”
Even after around 20 years of residence in Ludwigsburg, our author still has to explain why she is German, speaks Russian but comes from Kazakhstan.
Romania – The unspoken reality
Hard work and good payment give back best quality – and that’s only one truth about Romanians claims our author Ana-Maria.
Kerim Arpad: “Our welcome culture needs support institutions”
The citizens’ initiative German-Turkish Forum Stuttgart e.V. has grown today into a decisive actor in cultural mediation. We spoke with CEO Kerim Arpad.
¿Por qué te vas?
With more than 47.000 young Spanish emigrants within the past 10 years, Spain must actively deal with the reasons for this, says our author Cristina.
Greece – The Exodus
A devastated local economy and young people going abroad for better life and working conditions. A search for methods to win them back.