Welcome, dual-career couples!
If you start a new job at an institution of higher education or research institute in Berlin as a scientist or scholar, the question „How does this step affect my partner's career?“ will be quick to follow. Berlin scientific institutions not only attract the brightest minds, they also provide a central point of contact for all dual-career couples who are new to the capital or moving within Berlin via the Dual Career Network Berlin (DCNB).
Career planning? Job search and application? Career change? The Berlin-wide network supports you as the partner of a new appointee, executive or junior executive at a Berlin institution of higher education or research institute with advice and coaching as you reboot your career. Do you need information about living in the capital region? We would be happy to assist you with such matters as well.
We cooperate with institutions of higher education and research institutes, Berlin companies and associations, as well as politics and administration. We use our extensive network so your arrival in Berlin goes off without a hitch.
Our Consulting Services
Here you will find an overview of the institutions of higher education in Berlin with which the Dual Career Network Berlin cooperates. Just check the short profile and visit the institution's website if you are interested.
- Information about the labor market in Berlin and your employment opportunities in the capital region
- Individual Advice on applying and searching for a job, including application checks and support during the application process
- Individual Advice and coaching for career planning and professional reorientation
- Support for finding a residency and getting work permit
Take advantage of the DCNB consulting services if you are already in Berlin or even before the final decision to move to the capital city has been made. We will provide you with advice by e-mail or telephone – always on a personal and individual basis.
Search for a job in Berlin and Brandenburg
We post 90% of the published job offers for Berlin and Brandenburg on our meta-job portal, including those from StepStone and academics.de, the job market for academics. Here, you have the possibility to search for an occupation, industry or area of activity.
Living in Berlin
Our portal will provide you with support for more than just professional issues as you start out in your new home: Where is the best place to live? Which childcare facility or school is right for your children? What can you do in your spare time? You will also find information on any formalities that need to be taken care of if you are not a citizen of the EU and want to live and work in Berlin.
Our partners at a glance
With around 2,900 students, Alice Salomon Hochschule (ASH) Berlin is one of the largest independent institutions of higher education in social work, health and early education in Germany.www.ash-berlin.eu
The merger of FHW (School of Economics) and FHVR (University of Applied Sciences for Administration and Justice) in 2009 led to the creation of the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL). It combines its predecessor institutions' more than 30 years of experience and expertise.www.hwr-berlin.de
„Study the future“ is the motto of Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, the traditional institution of higher education with the largest engineering course offering in Berlin and Brandenburg.www.beuth-hochschule.de
The state-accredited Catholic University of Applied Sciences in Berlin is operated by the Archdiocese of Berlin and offers a wide range of degree programs, further education courses and applied research for educational and social services.www.khsb-berlin.de
Charité is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe. Here, doctors and scientists heal, conduct research and teach at the top international level. Charité also has an international reputation for excellence in training.www.charite.de
Evangelische Fachhochschule Berlin has a rich 100-year history. As one of the oldest institutions for training social professions in Germany, it links theory and practice based on Christian motivations.www.eh-berlin.de
Around 400 professors teach and conduct research at Freie Universität Berlin – and around 34,500 people study here. FU is one of eleven German universities that has received funding for its future concepts.www.fu-berlin.de
The training at this music conservatory aims to accompany students on their way to becoming a musical personality of international presence, thereby playing a part in shaping the world culturally. HfM presents nearly 300 public events each year.www.hfm-berlin.de
The Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art now provides training in acting, directing, puppetry and dance. Teaching and learning to experiment, in a practical manner – that's the claim of the Ernst Busch Academy.www.hfs-berlin.de
With a student body of more than 13,000, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. HTW Berlin has received many prizes for exceptional innovation in the university sector and it consistently places high in university rankings.www.htw-berlin.de
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is one of the leading German research institutes with a global reputation and covers a range of subjects including human medicine, humanities, culture, law, economics as well as social and natural sciences.www.hu-berlin.de
Founded in 1946 by artists close to the Bauhaus movement, thinking across borders, taking responsibility for contemporary problems and cooperating with a diversity of social groups continues to be a part of studying at Berlin Weißensee School of Art.www.kh-berlin.de
TU Berlin is an internationally renowned university in Berlin, at the heart of Europe. Its activities focus on building a distinctive profile, exceptional performance in research and teaching, excellent qualifications for its graduates and a forward-looking administration.www.tu-berlin.de
Berlin University of the Arts is one of the biggest, most diversified and traditional universities of the arts worldwide. Having the right to confer doctorates and post-doctoral qualifications, Berlin University of the Arts is also one of Germany’s few art colleges with full university status.www.udk-berlin.de