Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

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.

Interested? Then check our website Research in Bavaria, a one-stop-shop and information portal for all who are considering doing a PhD or Postdoc at a university in Bavaria:

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, e.g. and

Furthermore, you can find job offers on and its social media accounts Twitter and Facebook.