Visitors of CONTACT2019

Get in contact and plan your career at the CONTACT2019!

Are you a student, graduate, PhD student, young professional or laboratory technician in the field of life sciences? Then visit the life science job fair CONTACT2019 in Heidelberg on 15th May 2019 and take your first steps towards a successful career!

Inform yourself from 09:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. about job entry options, firsthand and in a relaxed atmosphere. Take a chance to get in touch with renowned life science companies, consulting companies, scientific publishers or innovative start-ups - all free of charge and without registration.

Attend company presentations and workshops to learn all you need to know for your future career. Have Human Resources experts check your resume and application portfolio in order to get invited to a job interview.

We look forward to welcoming you at the CONTACT2019!

Advice for visitors:

Car parking space is limited on the campus. So please use public transport wherever possible.

Certificates of attendance at the CONTACT2019 will be issued upon your request.

Please be aware that there will be no cloakroom service at the fair.

For any further questions, please read our FAQ. If you cannot seem to find there what you were looking for just contact us at: info [at]



Do I have to register in order to attend the CONTACT?

No, the job fair is open to the public without any registration beforehand. However, due to limited capacity, preparation courses, workshops, CV checks and time slots for having your application photo taken are subject to registration. For further information, please visit the respective pages on our website.

Is there a conference fee?

No, all services and offers at the CONTACT are completely free of charge.

How much time does it take to have an application photo taken?

The photo shoot including selection of best shot will probably not take longer than 15 minutes. Please note that registration is necessary to get a time slot.

Will I be able to follow presentations at the fair as a non-German speaker?

Presentations and keynotes held in German will be simultaneously translated to English. Headsets will be provided at the entrances to the lecture hall.

How can I find out which company is offering positions I could possibly be a match for?

Please refer to the quick finder located in the job fair catalogue or have a look at the companies’ profiles on our website.

Are parking spaces available at the CONTACT?

Paid public parking is available throughout the Neuenheimer Feld campus. We recommend using public transport because parking space is limited. There is no free parking on the campus in general.

Is a cloakroom available at the CONTACT?

Due to limited space, we cannot offer cloakroom services. Please note that BioContact e.V. does not accept liability for personal belongings damaged or lost at the fair.