Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

Start Your Career in Bavaria

Once you have graduated from a Bavarian university, the world is your oyster. However, we hope you enjoy your time in Bavaria so much, that you will consider staying here after your studies.

Skilled international workers are highly sought after in Bavaria, especially if they have an academic background and if they have completed their degree at a Bavarian university. In addition, if you are equally fluent in German and your mother tongue, you will be at a distinct advantage for jobs in many international companies. Students who are interested in pursuing a career in research should also consider the many different PhD programmes and job openings for academics that Bavaria has to offer.

Bavaria’s economy is remarkably strong and stable, with a GDP that is larger than that of 20 of the 27 member states of the European Union. Numerous businesses and important global players have their headquarters in Bavaria. The state is at the leading edge in sunrise sectors such as information and communication technology, life sciences and energy and environmental technologies. Other industries, such as finance or tourism, are also thriving.

As an international student with a degree from a Bavarian university, you will be in a prime position to start an exciting career here.

You can find more information in the flyer "We want you in Bavaria - Career perspectives for foreign students and graduates at German universities"