Social medicine specialist; application for a training position.

In Bavaria, social medicine specialists are employed in the Public Health Service (ÖGD). The governments are responsible for hiring at the district offices and the respective city administration is responsible for hiring at an independent city.



Training as a social medicine specialist takes place within the administration and, in the state sector, requires prior employment with a district office. Applicants who have completed training as a health and medical nurse, health and pediatric nurse or nursing specialist are eligible for the training.


There are 71 state health offices in Bavaria (these are the district offices) and 5 municipal health offices (these are the cities of Munich, Augsburg, Nuremberg, Ingolstadt and Memmingen). The governments are responsible for recruitment at the 71 district offices in Bavaria. Please send your application to the government(s) in whose area of responsibility (Regierungsbezirk) you wish to be hired. There you will also receive more detailed information about which district offices currently have vacancies. If you are interested in being hired by a municipal health department, please contact the respective city administration.

Required documents

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Copies of certificates


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