Postdocs & Junior Researchers
Germany offers junior researchers excellent research opportunities. Universities and other higher education institutions as well as public- and private-sector non-university research institutions and large research funding organisations support international researchers with postdoctoral jobs and fellowships. Interesting development opportunities for junior researchers also exist in research-intensive industry and with small and medium-sized enterprises. Many companies also work closely with universities and research institutions in application-oriented research and development.
Whether you are seeking a job at a higher education institution or a research institute or are aiming for a career in industry, the essential requirements are an outstanding doctorate, commitment, motivation and a research project that is relevant for your future employer. Read more about your career and research opportunities in Germany on the following pages.