About Aykut Elseven

Aykut Elseven is a lawyer and partner at Schlun & Elseven. He advises and represents clients in Germany, Europe and worldwide as an expert in immigration and extradition law. In addition, he specializes in business immigration and supports clients with his experience in setting up and moving to Germany.

Immigrating to Germany as an IT-Professional

If you are an IT specialist with professional experience looking for a new challenge, Germany presents itself as a country with a high demand for those with the proper qualifications. Working in Germany provides the opportunity to be based right at the heart of Europe and to benefit from all that Germany has to [...]

Criminal Liability for Falsifying a Vaccination Certificate in Germany

Since the measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic were relaxed for vaccinated people, many fake vaccination certificates have been circulating. These are often forgeries by private individuals posing as doctors. These false vaccination certificate documents a vaccination against the coronavirus that did not take place. Quite a few people see this as a business [...]

By |31. December 2021|Criminal Law|

Developments in German Dual Citizenship Law: 2022

After two months of talks, the German "traffic light" coalition has agreed to a deal to form a coalition government. With their diverse political agendas, the Social Democrats (SPD), the Green Party (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) have had eight weeks of discussion, and have drawn a plan for government [...]

The Benefits of EU Citizenship

As a member of the European Union, German citizens experience the many benefits of European Union citizenship. EU citizenship opens almost the entire continent of Europe as a place to live, work, study, retire, and much more. Having EU citizenship allows German citizens to benefit from extra consular support when needed. At Schlun & Elseven [...]

Persecution under National Socialism: Facilitated Naturalisation

§ 116 (2) German Constitution provides for former German nationals who were deprived of their citizenship for political, racial or religious reasons between 30 January 1933 and 8 May 1945, as well as for their descendants, to be entitled to re-naturalisation (so-called "Wiedergutmachungseinbürgerung"). Other types of naturalisation sometimes require a certain knowledge of German [...]

Digital Nomad Visa in Germany 2022

The number of people working digitally and away from the office was already on the rise before the Covid-19 pandemic; however, it has only increased further since then. Employers have seen that employees in certain sections can work partly or fully online over the last year. The pandemic has accelerated the process, and it [...]