Work accounts for a major part of our lives, which is just one reason why it is important for us to feel happy in our jobs. But what exactly will work be like in the future? Digitization is already resulting in profound changes to the world of work today. Many scientists in Germany are exploring how the world of work may look in the future. In this edition we present some exciting ideas and projects. Read also what a young Brazilian political scientist has to say in our interview about his research work in Germany, learn about current funding programmes and discover when we can finally expect robots to do the housework for us.