Frequently asked questions

  • Which application documents do I have to submit? >> click here <<

    • an informative letter about your motivation, your skills and experience
    • CV
    • certificate of the highest university degree and an overview of grades or respectively a certificate of your vocational training
    • doctoral degree certificate, if applicable
    • work certificates and letters of reference, if applicable

    If you have not yet received your degree certificate at the time of application, please send us an overview of the courses you have completed and the grades you have achieved and please let us know when you expect to be able to submit your degree certificate.

    All documents must be submitted in German or English. If you do not have a German or English version of your certificates, we will need an officially certified translation by the time of the job interview at the latest.

    Unsolicited applications, unsolicited applications by guest scientists, students and pupils:
    Please refer to the introductory notes of the respective application forms. The documents to be submitted are listed there.

  • Are the advertised vacancies up to date? >> click here <<

    Yes, the job vacancies on our website are always up to date.

  • When will I receive feedback on my application? >> click here <<

    After your application has been successfully entered into our system, you will automatically receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail. The application documents are carefully checked by us. This may take some time. As soon as there are any news, we will inform you immediately. Thank you for your patience.

  • Can my application be saved and considered for another job vacancy at a later date? >> click here <<

    Your application documents cannot be taken into consideration for later vacancies. If you are interested in another vacancy, please apply again.

  • How can I withdraw my application if I have decided otherwise in the meantime? >> click here <<

    You can withdraw your application at any time. Please send a short message to: career(at)

  • How can I submit missing application documents? >> click here <<

    In your confirmation of receipt you will receive a link and an individual application key, which you can use to submit additional documents or comments on your application.

  • Who do I contact if I encounter technical problems with the online application? >> click here <<

    In the event of a technical problem with our online form, please first try to resend the application at intervals of approx. 1 hour. If the fault continues to occur, please send an e-mail to career(at)

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