Careers in Academia and Research
Universities and research institutes in Bavaria strive to attract highly qualified international scientists. So if you are considering a career in research, there are a wide range of employment opportunities.
In order to remain competitive, Bavarian research universities are keen to strengthen their international research and teaching capacities. In an effort to open more of their programmes to international students, more and more courses are now being offered in English. This creates new job openings for international staff who can deliver such programmes.
There are also a number of world-renowned research institutes in Bavaria, which attract many international scientists. Among them are:
- 13 Max Planck Institutes
- 9 Fraunhofer Institutes for Applied Research
- 3 Helmholtz Research Centres
- 6 Leibniz Centres
Job Search Engines for Academic Jobs in Bavaria and Germany
Jobs are generally advertised on the websites of the relevant universities and research institutes. Several search engines also list academic job openings in Bavaria and Germany:
You can also find further information and a list of search engines on research-in-germany.de