The population in Germany and Europe is getting older, and for several years now, more and more crucial positions remain unfilled. This leads to what is called a shortage of skilled workers, which the government is trying to address. One option is the Blue Card (Blaue Karte). This EU initiative is aimed at immigrants who want to find work in Germany and the EU. The Blue Card represents a simplified residence permit and can be applied for when certain conditions are met. We will show you the options available in this article.