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  1. Once you have successfully entered your electronic application, you will be sent a written confirmation of receipt by e-mail.
  2. When we receive your documentation, it will first be examined by the HR team and the relevant specialist department.
  3. If you are on the shortlist for consideration, we will contact you and invite you for an interview.
  4. After this, we will come to a decision.


What do we expect from your application?
Your application gives us a first impression about you. Therefore, please take care that your documentation is complete, including a cover letter, CV, documents, references, salary expectations, and start date.

What is the best way to apply?
Please submit your documentation in electronic form to application [ at ] degruyter.com.

What is the deadline for applying?
You can submit an application for as long as the position remains posted on our website. If the job posting indicates a specific application period, you should take this into account.

Can I also submit an unsolicited application?
We would be glad to receive an unsolicited application from you if the job that would be right for you is not currently advertised. For more information, please read the tips for your application.

Why haven’t I received confirmation of receipt for my application?
If you have not received a confirmation of receipt after submitting your application documents to the e-mail address application [ at ] degruyter.com, please get in touch with us directly so that we can verify receipt of your application.

To whom should I address any questions about a job posting?
If you have any questions about a job posting, please contact us directly.

What does it mean if it takes a while to receive a response to my application?
You should not interpret longer wait times negatively. Your application demands an intensive review and coordination between the HR team and the specific specialist department. Vacations and business trips may also lead to delays. Feel free to call us to ask about the status of your application.