Career at the Fraunhofer IMWS

Fraunhofer as an employer

Our company can only continue to develop if we recognize and encourage the talents of our employees. An important element of personnel development at Fraunhofer is therefore continuing professional and personal training. We offer our employees space in which they can be creative and act on their own responsibility and achieve their goals. They profit from close networking with commercial enterprises and international exchange.

Fraunhofer is regularly one of the Top 100 most popular employers in Germany. Our permanently good positioning in the rankings - for example, Universum - speaks for itself. We are convinced: Fraunhofer is a worthwhile goal.

Get to know us and find out more about a career with us!


Reconciling family and career

With family-friendly working hours and part-time and teleworking models, we ensure a balance between career, family and leisure.


Equal opportunities and diversity

Our teams are as balanced as possible. We use the creative potential of diversity – with regard to gender, different age brackets...


What’s needed to be a researcher at the IMWS?

Prof. Dr. Matthias Petzold explains in an interview the job profile for scientists at the Fraunhofer IMWS.


Further training

We encourage our employees to obtain the best possible qualifications. We train professional know-how as well as generic and multidisciplinary skills.