Links: career advice

online career advice

For issues such as applications, employer rankings or career events, the Internet provides numerous offerings. We have put together some suggestions for you below.


Please note: All information on this page is without claim to completeness and accuracy. The information has been prepared to the best of our knowledge, subject to alterations.


Application and career

corner Tips about the application in Germany and internationally. Everything to the application, also examples and templates. Many tips about application and career and many examples and current issues. Everything about the application process with examples and templates under the tab "Ratgeber und Service” (Advice and service). 


Employers and ranking

Hoppenstedt Firmendatenbank:  Company data base with employer information (accessible via the university library).  Free company data base with employer information. Free company data base and job portal with over 300.000 companies in Germany and 14 other countries. Employer reviews, testimonials from candidates. Germany's 100 top employers by industry.


Living and working in Germany

Goethe-Instiut: Valuable language exercises (A1 to B2 level) around the topic "working in Germany" Website which offers you a helping hand in order to learn more about Germany, how to integrate and how to find a job. Advice about important rules, your life at university and how to start a career. Information about minijobs, internships as well as your way to the first job.

Welcome to Germany: Information about your daily life in Germany and how to overcome obstacles.

Job Portal of the Federal Employment  Agency

The 10-Step Job Guide for international students

Facts about Germany

Career fairs and events


Local job fairs:

Unternehmerbörse: The job fair of Hof University takes place every year in May. Students of Hof University can attend the twice-annual job fair via free shuttle bus. ZWIK - Zwickauer Wirtschafts- und Industriekontakte. Students of Hof University can visit the job fair each winter semester via a free shuttle bus.


Overview of job fairs:


Career events (also online events und chat): Recruiting events, workshops, competitions of companies and institutions under the heading "Karrierefutter" International career events, online company presentations, live chat in the English language.



Campus Hof

95028 Hof

Campus Münchberg

Kulmbacher Str. 76
95213 Münchberg

Campus Kronach

Kulmbacher Straße 11
96317 Kronach

Fon: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3000

Campus Selb

Wittelsbacher Str.41
95100 Selb
Fon: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3000