Careers in Academia and Research

Students in the laboratory, University of Bayreuth
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:

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