The project „Einstiegskurse für Asylbewerberinnen und Asylbewerber mit guter Bleibeperspektive“, supported by the Federal Employment Agency, has started for refugees in Annaberg-Buchholz. Since 30th October 2015, the asylum seekers prepare in two courses for a vocational training or the start of a professional occupation.

For some years, the language school Neue Sprachenschule Annaberg International has been cooperating with the Experimental Foreign Language School West Campus in Chengdu, China. Interested students visit Annaberg regularly throughout the school year.