URA is a reintegration project specifically for migrants returning to Kosovo.

The project offers you reintegration assistance upon your return in Kosovo to help you with the sustainable reintegration in your country of origin.

What support possibilities are available?

Your individual needs will be assessed during a counselling session in Kosovo and can include the following services:

As part of the reintegration project, you can receive the following counselling and benefits in kind:

  • Psychological care
  • Free social counselling and help with finding a job
  • Partial reimbursement of the travel costs to the return centre in Prishtina
  • One-time payment of a bridging allowance
  • One-time reimbursement of medical costs
  • One-time set-up allowance
  • Financial assistance for living costs
  • One-time payment of language courses
  • Provision of basic school equipment for school children
  • Assumption of costs for tutoring lessons for children and adolescents
  • Assumption of the costs for club memberships and leisure activities for children
  • Paying for childcare costs
  • Financial assistance for educational trainings
  • Financial assistance towards the living expenses during the vocational training
  • Financial assistance for promising business ideas

Please note: There is no legal entitlement to voluntary return the assistance.

Who can receive assistance with URA?

You can receive assistance with URA only in the following federal states: Baden-Wurttemberg, Berlin, Bremen, Lower Saxony, Northrhine-Westphalia (only those returning voluntarily), Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia (only those returning voluntarily).

You have to spent at least six months in Germany before your return.

How can you apply for URA?

You can receive the support services only in the return centre in Prishtina, located in:
Rruga Arkitekt Karl Gega No. 38
10000 Pristina
Republic of Kosovo

T. +383 38 233 002 100
Visiting hours are Monday to Friday 09.00-11.30 a.m. and 12.30-03.00 p.m.
Please note that registration must be made within eight weeks of returning to the Pristina Return Center.

Which documents do you need?

You should bring all documents regarding your asylum procedure, e.g. your registration as an asylum-seeker (“BÜMA”). Please also carry the birth certificates of all children who were born in Germany and German school enrolment documentations for minors in case this applies to you.