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Applicant exchange

The applicant exchange  is a platform that can be used in a variety of ways. The main function is to "match" supply and demand.


UPDATE 2020:

The applicant exchange is now called Campus Match. You can find more information on Academic Hero: www.academic-hero.de


Examples of use

  • Companies search the database of applicant profiles to fill vacancies and apprenticeships
  • Students are placed with companies by the university's Career Service
  • Mentors and mentees find each other or are matched
  • As a platform: In conjunction with the company database and / or test & quiz system


Advantages / Functions

Example of the use of the applicant exchange at a dual university (provider) for the placement of apprenticeships:


For providers

  • Provision of an offer for prospective students and companies
  • Placement of study places as a self-service without the need for support 
  • No maintenance and operation of the platform by own IT necessary
  • GDPR-compliant by design and by default

For companies

  • Parameterized applicant profile search
  • Search agent notifies new suitable candidates by email
  • Watch lists for applicants with personal note function
  • Clear presentation of grades, skills, desired courses of study, locations and CV
  • Internal messaging system

For applicants

  • Create a personal online profile
  • Specification of grades, interdisciplinary skills, desired courses of study and locations
  • Possibility to upload cover letter, CV and certificates


In use at all locations of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University:

Live page: DHBW Heilbronn

Live page: DHBW Heidenheim

Live page: DHBW Karlsruhe

Live page: DHBW Lörrach

Live page: DHBW Mannheim

Live page: DHBW Mosbach

Live page: DHBW Ravensburg

Live page: DHBW Stuttgart

Live page: DHBW Villingen-Schwenningen

In action for dual master programs of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University:

Live page: DHBW Center for Advanced Studies (DHBW CAS)

In use at the Berufsakademie Sachsen:

Live page: Dresden University of Cooperative Education

In action at Weincampus Neustadt

Live page: Weincampus Neustadt


Our contributions:

Reference: Applicant stock exchange of the DHBW Mannheim

Blog: DHBW Mannheim launches applicant exchange

Blog: Review of the DHBW Mannheim info day

Program packages and other solutions

The programs of Brain Appeal can be individualized, extended and combined:

Program package Career

Events program package

Solutions for the education sector

Solutions for agencies


Wolfram Theymann
Strategic Human Resources Development, CAIRO AG, Mannheim

The applicant exchange is a great way to search for suitable applicants. We were able to use it to fill our positions well in 2016. Easy to use, quick to find your way around and a good selection of applicants - that's how an applicant exchange should be.

Questions about this solution?

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Jörg Oswald