Skilled-labor shortage in Germany and a doctor from Tunisia

Whether in the IT sector, the trades, care or medicine – they are urgently needed in Germany: Skilled workers! In order to alleviate the current shortage in skilled labour, well-trained people are to be recruited from abroad. What bureaucratic hurdles and cultural difficulties do these skilled workers have to overcome? What incentives is the federal government creating? And is this the only reason people come to Germany? 
We want to explore these questions in today’s podcast episode. Our guest is Amine, who was born in Tunisia, where he studied medicine and graduated. Three years ago, he emigrated from Tunis to Erfurt to find a job in a hospital in Thuringia. Over Thuringian bratwurst and beer, he talks to us in this episode about his life in Tunisia and Germany. He explains where he sees shortcomings on the part of the Thuringian authorities and why so many of his former fellow students are leaving Tunisia. 
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