CIM- The Centre for International Migration and Development – Partner for Global Labour Mobility

Who we are

The Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) is the competence centre for global labour mobility in the international cooperation
activities of the German Government.

CIM taps the potential that global migration offers for sustainable development. We place technical experts and managers with employers worldwide and provide our partners with support on migration issues. Our goal is to find solutions that bring equal benefits to all stakeholders – employers, experts, the cooperation countries and Germany.

CIM is jointly run by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the German Federal Employment Agency, bringing together over 30 years of expertise in development and labour market policy.

What we do

The Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) works on behalf of the German Government to promote global labour mobility for sustainable development. Our core service involves placing managers and technical experts in positions worldwide. We complement this work with comprehensive advice and support on migration issues.
Our services are flexible and can be easily combined.

Our mission

Our goal is to ensure, through sustainable international cooperation, that people living in developing and emerging countries have better prospects for a good life.

Our comprehensive service package promotes the positive potential of migration. It supports our partner countries in achieving the objectives they have set for themselves in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).


CIM-Fact Sheet


Mr. Holger Klitschke

Consultant - Vocational Education and Training

+91-20-41047 114
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