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Ahoi Hamburg

International Exchange

Ahoi Hamburg

The team of Ahoi Hamburg organizes intercultural encounters for young people from all over the world. Traditionally, our focus is on german-french, german-polish, and german-czech youth exchanges. But we have also initiated and accompanied numerous projects with many other countries as an experienced partner organization in international youth education and work.

An important note: Due to high demand and reduced staff capacity, we will unfortunately not be able to accept new requests until 01.07.2024.
We are looking forward to welcoming more participants in Hamburg next year! 

Professional qualification in Hamburg

Those who come to Hamburg via our international network will be personally looked after on site by the young adults of dark and white skin color are looking happily through a life ring, location is BinnenalsterHamburg Ahoi team.
Thanks to our broad network of Hamburg-based companies and institutions, we can arrange targeted internships in all sectors. We support the participants around their stay in Hamburg and take over a variety of organizational tasks.

If you are interested in the German training system and dual vocational training, please contact us.

International exchange for professionals

We bring together professionals and multipliers from all over the world and create a forum for international exchange. Through job shadowing and delegate trips, participants gain insight into different education systems, training programs, and the concepts of international education and vocational training.

Through the participation in an international qualification

  • personal and professional competencies strengthened,
  • Labor market opportunities and social participation promoted,
  • political judgment and social participation,
  • Democracy experienced and
  • Solidarity anchored.

Arbeit und Leben Hamburg e. V. issues all participants a “Certificate of Intercultural Competencies , which certifies participation and individual commitment to one of our international projects.

Arbeit und Leben Hamburg e. V. is a member of the network for international youth work.


Arbeit und Leben Hamburg

Welcome to Hamburg

Our offer

Exploring the city: public transport, guided tours,
City rallies, museum visits, trips to the city hall, harbor …

Intercultural Training:
Practicing communication, getting to know and understanding other countries and cultures, participation and dialogue in an international context

What does European competence mean …?
My profession in the EU: We impart knowledge about the German education and professional system, social and economic developments …

Accommodation in host families: We organize accommodation in host families, hostels, youth hostels, dormitories or hotels in the Hamburg city area.

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