Photo shows applicant who has two interviewers in front of him, one of whom is looking at the application portfolio
Photo: Felix Noak / stW BERLIN

Finding and Applying for Jobs in Germany

Online self-study course (Sprache: Englisch)


To apply for jobs in Germany, you need to know not only how to write your cover letter and application correctly, but also how to search for jobs in Germany and what German employers are really looking for.
In this online self-study course, you'll learn about the German job market and how to write a good application that showcases your skills and experience and helps you get noticed.


  • Understanding German employers and the job market
  • Job search
  • The application: Formalities and relevant documents
  • Self-marketing

This course consists of interactive activities, short video inputs and guided reflection.
You can work at your own pace - wherever and whenever you have time!

In two live sessions, you can speak with an expert on the German job market, get feedback on your progress, and ask questions about the course material.

Language: English

Amanda Wichert - Intercultural trainer, career coach (specializing in international workers in the German labor market).

The course takes place via the external learning platform Moodle. Please note the data protection regulations there.

Participation in the course is only possible for students of our cooperating universities.
After registration via Moodle you will receive your access data for the course.

In addition to this online self-study course, there are two online appointments for clarification of general questions, questions about the course content, your CV or motivation letter:

07.12.2022 / 4 - 5:30 p.m. and/or
06.03.2023 / 4  - 5:30 p.m.

Please register separately via our online form.

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04 October 2022 to 31 March 2023


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