Victim of Its Own Success German Jobs Program for Southern Europeans Falls Short

When Germany announced a program to attract jobless young adults from Southern Europe, they had no idea how high demand would be. Funding has temporarily run out for travel, training and language learning subsidies.
A young man from Spain participates in a traineeship program in Bad Homburg, Germany. Thousands of unemployed young adults have applied for support from a German government training and jobs placement program.

A young man from Spain participates in a traineeship program in Bad Homburg, Germany. Thousands of unemployed young adults have applied for support from a German government training and jobs placement program.

Foto: Nicolas Armer/ picture alliance / dpa
Translated from the German by Daryl Lindsey