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Application & Vacancies

You can submit your application in writing or electronically. Information on the electronic application procedure is available at the Jobbörse.

Unsolicited application

We welcome any application for a post published on the job board.

Due to a specified procedure, we are unfortunately unable to consider a speculative application for formal reasons. So please do not apply without reference to a corresponding advertisement. In this case, we regret that we will have to return the application to you without considering your qualifications.

Application procedure

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Application tips

Please send us complete application documents. The application should include a cover letter explaining your motivation for applying. In addition, we require a curriculum vitae in table form, including at least details of the required qualifications, as well as complete references from your most recent employers and professional qualification.

More info

In principle, every post is suitable for part-time staff. This may be deviated from in individual cases.

Women are given preferential consideration in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional performance in accordance with the Federal Equal Opportunities Act.

Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal professional suitability. In principle, only a minimum level of physical aptitude is required.

Selection procedure

Selected applicants undergo an interview lasting about one hour.

For managers

Depending on the results of the interviews, managers also give a technical lecture of about half an hour in front of a closed BASt auditorium. Following the respective lecture, the lecturer faces a discussion within another half hour, in which the lecture has to be defended.

Application questions

If you have any questions about applications or the BASt application process, please use the contact form.

Vacancies (only in German)

Additional Information


  • Federal Highway Research Institute
    (Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen)
    Brüderstraße  53
    D-51427 Bergisch Gladbach
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