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Application Leaflets

On this page we offer you a range of informational materials about the application process and internships:

Informational Materials
The written application *
Information on writing your CV *
Information on writing your Cover Letter *
International Application *
Information on internships abroad *
Job Interview
Succeeding in Job Interviews
Assessment Center *
Guideline for Social Scientists *
Job profiles for Social Sciences with focus on Sociology*
Job profiles for Social Sciences with focus on Politics*
Information about Job-Fairs in Germany

 *Please note: This content is only available in German


Furthermore we offer seminars for preparation on the application process every semester. Information about the seminars can be found here.


Note for international students

Please inquire yourself about the legal regulations concerning your work permit. Information on "Working during your studies" and further useful information can be found on the homepage of the International Offices.



Get information about conditions and the preparation of self-employment in Cologne here.


Foreign students:

For further information please also visit and

Please find more information at the portal of our International Office.

Please find some information about job oportunities or professional selfemployment at the communal portal of the City of Cologne