Online Application Process

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One of the possibilities for applying to a vocational training place at RWTH Aachen is the online application. Here you can read information about the online application so that you know exactly what to expect. We explain all the steps from the application up to possibility of signing a training contract.

Online Application Process

Check out the diagram depicting the applicatin process!

  1. Registration in the Application System: When you click on the link Online Application, you will be taken to the registration form. There you will enter your email address and pick the vocation from the drop-down menu, for which you would like to apply. The next possible hiring date is automatically listed after the vocation. Carefully read the RWTH Aachen data protection regulations and agree to them (Unfortunately, your application cannot be processed without this agreement). To finish registering, click on "Weiter“.
  2. Answer with Reference Code: As soon as you have registered, you will receive an email with a reference code, a direct link to the input pages, and more information about the application process. Starting at this point, the log in is valid for seven days. You must apply within this time.
  3. Input of Application Data and Documents: Log in with the reference code or using the direct link. Enter your application data in the next seven days and either save or change the entered data. Here you can upload your application materials or delete them. You can upload a maximum of five pdf documents, each no larger than 5MB. Once you have uploaded all of the documents as PDFs and have completed all the fields, click the button "Einreichen", located on the left side in the blue field.
  4. Submission Confirmation and Submission of Missing Documents: If you have completely submitted your application online, you will receive a submission confirmation from us. You can submit missing application documents within three weeks after submitting your application - keep in mind the arrival of the documents in RWTH mail.
  5. Begin of Selection Process: If we have received your cover letter, resume, and certificate/transcript copies, the selection process will automatically begin.