Job Application

Germany is a very attractive destination for national and international applicants. If you would also like to apply for a job or send us an unsolicited application, we will show you what you need to pay attention to. If you have not applied for a job in a long time and now need support in preparing your application documents, the regional consultants of the regional initiative “Fachkraft im Fokus” will provide you with individual advice and support. Here, you will also find some tips for an engaging application.

The “basics”

  • Up-to-date content
  • Uniform font throughout
  • Clear structure
  • Complete content


  • Cover letter
  • Portfolio
  • Cover page
  • Curriculum vitae/résumé
  • Certificates
  • References, certificates
  • Photo

Application forms

  • Classic application
  • Short application
  • Unsolicited application
  • Internal application
  • Online application
  • Application by email


The Europass template is a standardised document that enables you to present your qualifications and expertise in a comprehensible and transparent way throughout Europe.