University of Bayreuth - Online application

Are you ready for a new professional challenge? Serving around 13,330 students, the University of Bayreuth offers you the perfect environment to grow. If you like the idea of fast-tracking your career in research and teaching, it is definitely worth reviewing our current vacancies. With around 1,330 academic staff members (of which 240 are professors) and more than 985 members of non-academic staff, the University of Bayreuth is one of the region’s largest employers.

This form allows you to apply online for current or future vacancies at the University of Bayreuth. As part of the application process, the data entered will be electronically classified in accordance with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) stored and processed.

Unsolicited applications are stored for a maximum of 3 years. The following application documents are required as file attachments:

  •      Covering letter
  •      Application documents (e.g. curriculum vitae, school certificates, passport photo, employment certificates, vocational qualification / university certificate, other documents)

Please prepare these documents for upload as part of the application process.

Data protection information on the processing of personal data within the scope of your application

In accordance with article 13 of DSGVO, the following provides information on the collection of personal data as part of the application process for hiring personnel at the University of Bayreuth.

  1. Responsible for the collection of data:
    University of Bayreuth 95440 Bayreuth
    Mailing address:  Universitätsstrasse 30, 95447 Bayreuth
    Phone: 0921 / 55-0 Fax: 0921 / 55-5290
  2. Contacting our Data Protection Commissioner:
    Data Protection Commissioner at the University of Bayreuth 95440 Bayreuth
    Mailing address: Universitätsstr. 30, 95447 Bayreuth
    Phone: 0921 / 55-5335 Fax: 0921 / 55-5290
  3. The purpose of the data collection is to be to enable a legal examination of your application within the application process. For this purpose, we store all data provided by you within the scope of your application. On the basis of the data provided in the application, we will check whether you can be invited to an interview as part of the selection process. In the case of applicants who are generally suitable, we then collect certain other personal data that is essential for the selection decision. If you are eligible for hiring, you will be separately informed of the personal data to be collected during the hiring process.

    The legal basis for collecting and processing data is article 6 para 1 sentence 1 item b of DSGVO, article 9 para 2 items b and h of DSGVO, article 88 para 1 of DSGVO, and article 8 para 1 sentence 1 numbers 2 and 3 of BayDSG.
  4. If your personal data is processed and stored electronically, the technical operation of our data processing systems is carried out by the state computer centres and the State Tax Office as data processors.
  5. We temporarily save the personal data collected during the application process.

    In the event of an unsuccessful application or its withdrawal, we will permanently dispose of the data you submitted in the application no later than three months after notification of the rejection. Storage during this period is required for legal reasons in the event of any lawsuits (in particular any assertion of claims under the General Equality Act).

    If you are hired, you will be informed separately about the valid regulations for the handling of your personal data, in particular with regard to the creation of personnel files (see also No. 3).
  6. We would also like to inform you of your rights under DSGVO:
  • If your personal data is processed, you have the right to obtain information about the data stored about your person (article 15 of DSGVO).
  • If incorrect personal data are processed, you are entitled to a correction (Art. 16 GDPR).
  • Should inaccurate personal data be processed, you have the right to correct it (article 16 of DSGVO).
  • If the legal requirements are met, you can request the deletion or restriction of the processing and file an objection against the processing (articles 17, 18, and 21 para 1 of DSGVO).
  • Furthermore, there is a right of appeal to the Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner.
    Contacting Bavaria's Data Protection Commissioner:
    Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner (BayLfD) Wagmüllerstr. 18 80538 München Mailing address: Postfach 22 12 19, 80502 München
    Phone: 089 / 212672-0 Fax: 089 / 212672- 50

    If you exercise the above rights, the University of Bayreuth will check whether the corresponding legal requirements have been met.

    If deletion of the application data is requested during the application procedure, this will be considered as withdrawal of the application.


University of Bayreuth - Online application

Here you have the opportunity to apply online to the employer "University of Bayreuth". We would like to point out to you today that no postal return of submitted electronic documents will be made. Furthermore, we would like to point out that the data of the application process are stored electronically.


With the exception of the mandatory fields marked, all information is voluntary.

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University of Bayreuth - Online application

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We would like to ask you to upload the letter of motivation and the application documents as one file if possible. This makes processing easier.