Every process is different. So, questions are only natural. We have collected the most important questions and answers in an attempt to make the application process easier for you. If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask us via the contact form at any time.

Our vacancies are updated regularly and removed from the homepage as soon as they are filled. All vacancies published on the homepage are thus usually still open.

Ideally, you should submit your application online via our homepage. To do so, simply visit the corresponding vacancy page and click on “Apply here”. You can then upload all your documents in digital form. That’s not just easy, but also better for the environment.


Ideally, your application will comprise a cover letter, a résumé, references, and evidence of existing qualifications.

As soon as your application has been successfully uploaded in our system, you will receive confirmation of receipt automatically. Should you not receive it, please check your Spam folder for our e-mail. If our confirmation is not there either, please feel free to contact us in person.

Yes, that is possible. However, we recommend always applying for a specific vacancy. It would be a shame to invest time and effort only to receive a rejection letter because we do not have an appropriate vacancy available in the field of your choice.

You can find the respective contact partner among the HR staff.

We take time to check each application thoroughly. At the same time, we also aim to respond to your application quickly. You will receive feedback within 14 days at the latest. We aim to make the application process quick and set. If it should take a few days longer, it’s often not down to you but rather internal reasons here.

Yes, if you are invited for a personal meeting on site, MAPA reimburses the cost of a second class train ticket (return trip) or gas per kilometer.

Our HR department will be happy to help you with questions concerning all aspects of our selection process. You can reach them by telephone on 49 (0)4281 730 or by e-mail at info@mapa.de