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Free German CV Templates for Students

Download these free CV templates for your university or visa applications

The very first step in creating your CV is understanding what sections to include. Your CV should contain the following elements:

ℹī¸ Your personal information such as full name, nationality, date of birth, and contact details.

📝 Short statement about you, your passions, and why you chose the course you're applying for.

🎓 Your education and grades in reverse chronological order.

🙌 Extra-curricular activities, volunteering work, or even work experience if you have any.

 đŸ† Any other skills and achievements you'd like to highlight.

📚 Further education experience related to your studies or personal development.

✍ī¸ Signature with the latest date and place.


But if you don't have the time to create your own, simply download our templates and choose one to fill up!

What is the difference between a CV for university vs job applications?

Generally, the structure for both remains unchanged. The only differences are your profile statement and your experience. 

Profile statement

University: State the reasons why you chose the university and the course

Job: State the reasons why you chose to apply to the company and the role


University: Highlight your education and extra curricular activities

Job: Highlight your past work experiences and achievements

Can you guarantee acceptance with these free templates?

Unfortunately not. These are just helpful guidelines for those unfamiliar with creating CVs. There are other factors that will still need to be considered.

Can I use these templates for my job applications?

Of course! See the differences between CV for university vs job applications and apply those changes.