Research Jobs & Careers

Many international researchers choose to live and work in Germany. Before coming to Germany, important questions have to be answered: “Where can I find open Phd or research positions?”, “Do I need a work permit?”, “What are the funding options?”. To help you get started we provide you with information about career and funding opportunities for international researchers and give you some tips for planning your research stay in Germany.

Students

Students

German universities have an outstanding reputation throughout the world. 2013 over 280,000 young people from around the world studied at German universities. More Students

PhD Students

PhD Students

The German doctorate enjoys an outstanding reputation. 4,000 international graduates complete their doctorate in Germany every year. More PhD Students

Postdocs

Postdocs

If you recently completed your doctorate and would now like to work and research in Germany, this is where you will find important information and useful links to help plan your career. More Postdocs

Senior Researchers

Senior Researchers

Are you an established researcher looking for a new challenge? In Germany you can develop your career, make fresh contacts and build new partnerships – for example, with a research stay or a visiting professorship. More Senior Researchers

Find a Job

Find a Job

Looking for a new science job? Here you find a list of job portals that specialise in academic and research-related job offers in Germany. More Find a Job

Videos: Researcher Stories

Videos: Researcher Stories

From China to Chile, from Japan to the United States, Germany has an outstanding international reputation in research. For this reason, many scientists come to Germany. Here you find interesting video portraits of international researchers doing research in Germany. More Videos: Researcher Stories