Where to do research

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Research is carried out in many places: in universities, non-university research institutions and industry. Germany offers you many opportunities to work as a researcher – irrespective of whether you would like to engage in teaching or manage a research team, carry out application-oriented research or focus on basic research.

Research and teaching at a university

Research and teaching at a university

Most international researchers in Germany have decided to work at a university. Find out why. More Research and teaching at a university

Research at a research institute

Research at a research institute

Gain additional experience and make international contacts as a visiting researcher or in a management role at one of Germany’s numerous non-university research institutes. More Research at a research institute

Research in Industry

Research in Industry

Are you looking for a place in applied research? German companies offer outstanding social benefits, excellent remuneration and in most cases long-term career opportunities. More Research in Industry