Building a career at Fraunhofer IIS

We’ve got plenty to offer

Be part of a committed team where you can contribute your own ideas and have room to explore your creativity. Regular professional development courses and the best equipment are a given, as are a corporate culture marked by professional respect and support.

Experienced professionals can expect exciting roles, in particular as a technical specialist or manager. Here we’re looking for individuals who are passionate about their chosen field, enjoy managing and supporting others, and possess the motivation required to apply the research of today to the products of tomorrow.

We also nurture young talent and strive to make theory more practical – at Fraunhofer, you’re a full member of a hands-on team. You’ll also gain access to a range of fascinating workshops and events that will help get your career off to a flying start.

No matter where you are in your career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Why choose Fraunhofer IIS


When you join Fraunhofer IIS, we have various ways of ensuring your onboarding goes as smoothly as possible.


We want to give our employees the opportunity to integrate flexibility into their work life. Indeed, we believe that achieving an effective work-life balance is the only way to fully unleash talent and potential.

Professional Development

Get ready to boost your expertise! You have the chance to gain top qualifications and enhance your profile so you can take charge of your own career opportunities.

Corporate Culture

YES – a little word with a big message. It stands for curiosity, creativity and determination. This is what sets us apart.

Shaping Tomorrow's World

A sense of responsibility runs through all that we do: we work on practical and important topics that benefit society.

Work-Life Balance

Just as our research activities are geared toward people’s needs, our corporate culture takes into account the needs of our employees.

Cutting-edge Equipment

Cutting-edge equipment - the only way to develop practical solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow.

The Advantages of Fraunhofer IIS in Detail

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