Training position as a civil servant in public administration; registration for the selection procedure

The selection process is the key to training positions as a civil servant in public administration, the judiciary and the general law enforcement service. Only those who have successfully participated can secure one of the coveted training positions.



The following persons are generally admitted to the selection procedure

  • is a German citizen within the meaning of Article 116 of the German Basic Law or has the citizenship of another member state of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland on the date of recruitment,
  • has obtained a qualifying secondary school leaving certificate or intermediate school leaving certificate or an educational level recognized as equivalent, or expects to obtain such a certificate by the date of recruitment at the latest, and
  • will not yet be 45 years of age at the start of training
    (different age limit for the General Correctional Service in correctional facilities: at least 18 years of age and not yet 35 years of age).


Registration for the selection process is expected to be open from approximately February to early May each year. The examination is usually held in early/mid-July.

The selection procedure always takes place in the year prior to the start of training.

You can find out the current dates on the website of the Bavarian State Personnel Committee (see "Further links").

Online procedures

  • Ausbildungsplatz im öffentlichen Dienst - Online-Anmeldung

    You can apply online for the selection procedure during the application period. Applications are possible for the training places in administration and justice as well as for the training places in the specialist career path of justice, focus on general law enforcement service.


  • An examination fee is not charged.
    Costs for travel, accommodation, etc. are to be borne by the participant.


Opposition procedure (optional); filing an opposition

(optional) opposition procedure

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