Stadt Bayreuth



The labor market in the Region of Bayreuth and the Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg offers great opportunity. In the Region of Bayreuth alone, its 8,245 firms offer approx. 2,600 attractive jobs every year. We would like to support you at the start of your working career.


The bottle-neck study for professional staff by the Federal Employment Agency shows which professions are in especially high demand in Germany and Bavaria.

Internet-Portals like OberfrankenJobs or the Job Exchange of the Employment Agency furthermore offer you a comprehensive selection of regional positions. Additional important sources of vacancies can be found in the printed job advertisements of the local newspapers. These usually appear in the Saturday and Wednesday editions.

Many of our firms furthermore post their open positions under the „Career“ sections of their-homepages. A good overview of the firms in the most important sectors is provided by regional networks like the Automobile network ofraCar, the Logistics Agency Upper Franconia or PersoNet, the network for the area of human resources in Upper Franconian firms.

An important point of contact for job-seekers who do not yet live in Germany is the Central Foreign and Professional  Agency (ZAV) of the Federal Employment Agency.

Furthermore, via the joint EURES-Job-Portal of the European labor administrations you will find vacancies in over 30 European countries, including country-specific information as well as contact details.

Job Applications

In Germany a written application with photo is the norm, although in many firms E-Mail or online-applications have meanwhile become standard. An application folder normally contains a covering letter, a curriculum vitae (dated and signed), copies of reports and documentation of positions courses, practicals and, where relevant, work samples. For those in doubt, help can be sought in the form of application training, which is regularly offered by independent educational institutions such as bfz Bayreuth or indeed the employment agency.


To go into business for yourself and stand on your own two feet. Many young entrepreneurs have successfully grown their business ideas in the Region of Bayreuth.

Just as important as the business idea itself is seek consultation on what to expect before, while and after establishing an own business. Information and advice can be obtained at the city’s Department of Business Development of Bayreuth and der Regional Development Agency of the Administrative District of Bayreuth.

The Information-Portal for Business Establishment in Bavaria

Monthly consultation days on questions about setting up in business in close cooperation with the Chamber of Industry and Commerce , the Chamber of Handicrafts and external experts.


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