Search for your future employer

Here you will find databases where you can search for universities, research institutes and companies in your research field; as well as links to the jobs and career pages of the four major German research institutes. Please note that additionally, many organisations publish their job vacancies on their corporate website.

Search for universities and research institutes

In the following databases you can search for universities and research institutes in Germany.

GERiT – German Research Institutions

GERiT is a website containing information on approximately 25,000 research institutions in Germany. GERiT allows the user to search easily by location or subject. It provides all the information needed to choose an institution at which to research, study or do a doctorate.

Job pages of the four major research institutes

In Germany there are four large non-university research organisations. The profiles of these organisations differ considerably. Here you will find links to their jobs and career pages.

Search on companies' websites

Please note that many companies also publish their job vacancies on their corporate website.

BDI German Export Database

Looking for information on the products, addresses and company profiles of Germany's export-orientated capital goods industry? The website enables users to search an extensive database of more than 35,000 companies by product, company or keyword. > BDI German Export Database

Germany Trade & Invest

Germany Trade & Invest promotes Germany as a business and technology centre, supports companies based in Germany with global market information and informs and advises international companies setting up business in Germany.

Search for companies by research field

In our "Research Areas" section you can search for companies and research institutes by research fields. You can also find links to various subject-specific online portals and databases that can help you in your search.