Opportunities in Bavaria

Opportunities in Bavaria

For Investors

With a GDP of 594.4 billion euros in 2017, Bavaria is one of the economic power houses of the European Union. (Learn more about Bavaria.) 

The State of Bavaria Montreal Office provides support to potential investors who wish to establish themselves in Bavaria. Our team helps in preparing a program, organizing meetings with local authorities, professional organizations, and chambers of commerce, as well as contacting partner companies and potential sponsors in Bavaria. Don’t hesitate and contact us to take advantage of our free service package! 



For Scientists 

The Scientific Coordination Office Bayern / Québec / Alberta / International at the Bavarian Alliance for Research in Munich is the spearhead of the cooperation in R&D between Bavaria and Québec. It supports scientists as well as institutions in all aspects of their bilateral research projects involving partners from both regions. (Learn more.) 

The province of Alberta also maintains a scientific and technological cooperation with Bavaria, as relations between the two regions have become increasingly close since the first MoU was signed in 2007. 


For Students 

Studying is worthwhile– but before you can start your academic career, there are many questions to be answered: Which subject should I choose? Which university is the best for me? And where can I apply for a scholarship? Here you will find the answers to those questions as well as further helpful information about studying Bavaria. www.studieren-in-bayern.de 

There are several agreements between Bavarian and Quebec universities to promote bilateral student exchanges: most of them can be found at the International Office of your universityDue to the Bavaria-Quebec relationships, some target groups — such as PhD students, aspiring teachers — can also benefit from specific programs offering financial and logistical support. Read more


For Cultural Institutions 

Cooperation between Bavaria and Quebec spans numerous areas of activity, with cultural exchange being one of the most tangible and visible. From longstanding projects promoting young opera singers across the Atlantic to one-off projects presenting Bavaria in Quebec, there is a range of possibilities for cultural institutions. 


For Job Seekers 

Around the globe, Bavaria is well known and appreciated for its quality of life and as a business location. The initiative „Work in Bavaria – excellence at all levels “offers qualified personnel from around the world important information on living and working in Bavaria. So, why not work where others go on holiday? In Bavaria, this dream can come true. 

Find out how to get a German work permit Externer Link: Mit Klick auf diesen Link verlassen Sie die Webseite www.bayern.de here.

Canadian citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 can apply for a simplified work permit under the “Youth Mobility Agreement”. Canadians who are already in Germany can apply for a visa on-site at the responsible authority. 

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For Tourists 

Bavaria is located at the heart of Europe. The state boarders with Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic and is the most attractive tourist destination in Germany. Every year, over 20 million tourists visit Bavaria and are enchanted by its landscapes, cultural monuments, festivals, delicacies and way of life. Discover the diversity! 

Find your perfect vacation and check out numerous insider tips, events and offers at www.bayern.by.