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General information for applicants

Philipps-Universität Marburg offers employment for various professional groups. This is why, depending on the position you are applying for, we may need different documents from you.

Please take a look at the links below to see what documents you must submit with your application:

Philipps-Universität Marburg is also committed to promote opportunities for women (German). This is why we expressly request applications from women. In areas where women are underrepresented, we will favor female applicants if their application carries equal merit compared to the applications of their male peers. Our university furthermore aims to be family-friendly, which means we welcome applicants with children.

Philipps-Universität Marburg takes its obligation to include people with disabilities among its staff and in training programs very seriously and supports the special requirements which people with disabilities may have during the application process. We also do our utmost to solve any technical and organizational difficulties, should they occur at your place of work. The representative for the severely disabled and the contact person of the service for the severely disabled (German) are always available to answer any questions.

Family-Welcome-Center & Dual Career Couples

Under the motto LIVE COMPATIBILITY, the family service supports staff who have come to Philipps-Universität with their families, so they can quickly find their way around the university and the city. The Family Welcome Center (German) also helps partners of our new members of staff find work in academia and the science sector.

Welcome Center

As an advisory office for service facilities, the Welcome Center (German) helps foreign scientists prepare for their time in Germany, lending a hand with required formalities and giving advice about everyday questions to do with life in Marburg. Take a look at the websites for the latest information and links. They will tell you all about current events and help you organize your stay and everyday life with us.