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Applicant exchange

The applicant exchange  is a platform that can be used in many ways. The main function is the "matching" of supply and demand.


UPDATE 2020:

The applicant exchange is now called Campus Match. More info can be found on Academic Hero: www.academic-hero.de


Application Examples

  • Companies search the database of applicant profiles to fill jobs and apprenticeships
  • Students are referred to companies by the university's Career Service
  • Mentors and mentees find each other or are put in touch with each other
  • as a platform: in interaction with the company database and / or test & quiz system


Advantages / Functions

An example of the use of the applicant exchange at a dual university (provider) for the placement of apprenticeship positions:


For providers

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

For companies

  • Parameterized applicant profile search
  • Search agent reports new suitable candidates by e-mail
  • Memo lists for applicants with personal note function
  • Clear presentation of grades, competencies, desired courses of study, places of employment and curriculum vitae
  • Internal messaging system

For applicants

  • Creation of a personal online profile
  • Specification of grades, interdisciplinary competencies, desired courses of study and places of work
  • Possibility to upload cover letter, resume 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