Our information center is a collection of information about living with a disability in Leipzig. Here you can find links and documents on topics such as how to obtain a severe disability card or find a daycare spot.

The information is available in many different languages, including Arabic, English, Spanish, and Russian.

How do you access the information that is relevant to you? You can select a category in the left box, or you can type a search word in the right box


My child has a disability. These are the available aids.

Bvkm – Bundesverband für Körper- und mehrfachbehinderte Menschen e.V. 2020

Languages: Deutsch, العربية (ِArabisch), English, Français, Türkçe

Guide for Counseling People with Disabilities in the Context of Migration and Refuge.

Gag/Weiser, 3. Aufl. 2022

Languages: Deutsch

Handicap International – FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Refugees with Disabilities

Languages: Deutsch, العربية (ِArabisch), English, فارسى (Farsi/Persisch), Kurmancî (Kurdisch)

Handicap International – Roadbox

Roadbox on the Topic of ‘Refuge and Disability
(Infos für Beratende) DEU

Languages: Deutsch

Handicap International – Crossroads

Collection of Useful Links

Languages: Deutsch

Refuge, Migration, and Disability. Pathways to Participation and Engagement

MINA – Leben in Vielfalt e.V.

Languages: Deutsch

Migration and Disability

Project ‘Perspective Change – Intercultural Opening of Disability Assistance’ by the Paritätischer Gesamtverband and the bvkm, 2020

Languages: Deutsch

Perspective Change Project – Intercultural Opening in Disability Assistance.

Analyses and Recommendations for Action, 2020

Languages: Deutsch

Welcome Center of the City of Leipzig

Initial Orientation for People Who Are New to Leipzig

Languages: Deutsch, العربية (ِArabisch), English, Español, Français, Italiano, Polski, Română (Rumänisch),, Tiếng Việt (Vietnamesisch), Русский (Russisch), Українська (Ukrainisch)

Information from the City of Leipzig: ‘First Steps in Leipzig

  • Registration at the Citizens’ Office
  • Find an Apartment
  • Apply for a Residence Permit
  • Get Health Insurance
  • Find a Childcare Spot for my Child/Register my Child in School
  • Learn German
  • Find Work, Training, or Education
  • Explore Leipzig
  • Meet New People

Languages: Deutsch, العربية (ِArabisch), English, Español, Français, Italiano, Српски (Serbisch), Română (Rumänisch),, Tiếng Việt (Vietnamesisch), Русский (Russisch), Українська (Ukrainisch), فارسى (Farsi/Persisch)

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