The German Government’s competence centre for international labour mobility

CIM is jointly run by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the German Federal Employment Agency. It has been providing a combination of development and labour market policy expertise since 1980.

The Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM)

sources and places European experts – and others experts from outside Europe who have settled in Germany – in developing countries and emerging economies;
offers a network for those who have migrated to Germany and who wish to support development in their country of origin;
advises individuals and policy-makers on migration issues.

Our main client is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). We also receive commissions from other German federal ministries, international organisations and the European Union.