Economy Görlitz

Qualified Employees

Qualified Specialists and Companies Come Together in Görlitz!

Numerous training centers give students the opportunity to start their professional careers locally and continue them in successful companies. Qualified specialists find exciting challenges in very different industries in local companies. The economic development team at Europastadt GörlitzZgorzelec GmbH has several projects that open doors for skilled workers and thus connect job seekers with companies – for example, on the “late shift”.

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Job with prospects – Skilled workers' exchange at the Old Town Festival

Finding a suitable job back home in the middle of the Old Town Festival? The skilled worker exchange "Welcome home" on Saturday, August 26, makes it possible.

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Late Shift – A Look at the Companies

Once a year, some companies in the Görlitz area and Weißwasser/O.L., in Zittau and Ebersbach-Neugersdorf open their doors on Friday afternoon for the “late shift”, allowing anyone who is interested to get to know the local companies during factory tours, demonstrations and personal discussions. This event takes place annually in November and is organized by the business development team. Dates and participating companies will be announced in good time.

Vocational Training

Several vocational and secondary schools offer excellent training for future skilled workers and technicians. In addition to the state vocational schools, various educational providers from TÜV Rheinland to the DPFA Akademiegruppe to the Bildungsakademie Dresden are active with a wide range of offers locally and in the region. The Siemens AG training center in Görlitz also offers joint training courses. Company-specific employee training courses are also carried out individually, e.g. through WBS training and the EURO-Schulen in Görlitz

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Krankenhausakademie: for the next generation of nursing professionals

The Krankenhausakademie in the Görlitz district offers 280 training places and is jointly sponsored by the Städtisches Klinikum Görlitz and the Klinikum Oberlausitzer Bergland. It was launched in September 2018 as the central medical vocational school for the district of Görlitz and trains students in health and nursing.

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Upper Lusatian Career Days

Next date: 23.-24. September 2023

The Oberlausitzer Karrieretage (Upper Lusatian Career Days) offer companies in the region a platform to present themselves and their job vacancies to interested specialists. For professionals looking for a new challenge, this event is a very good opportunity to get to know companies and to talk to personnel decision-makers. Training companies also present themselves with their vacant training positions.

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INSIDER Training Fair

Business, politics, administration and schools in the Görlitz district have joined forces to jointly support the securing of skilled workers. With the INSIDER project, schoolchildren throughout the Görlitz district are informed about local training opportunities – in the training atlas and a central training fair (online and on site in Löbau).


Academic Education

The Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences and four other academic institutions offer practical and innovative courses in Görlitz and Zittau. Further universities can be found with a radius of 100 km.

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Photos: Qualified employees: Goerlitzer_Hanf_und_Drahtseilerei, Educational establishment: Hochschule Zittau/Goerlitz

Photo: Hochschule Zittau/Goerlitz
Photo: Hochschule Zittau/Goerlitz


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