Promotion of young researchers


Offers for students


Doing your doctorate at Fraunhofer IME

The nurturing of young scientists is a high priority for us at the Fraunhofer IME with a view to the future. Well-qualified young scientists are needed to sustain our competitive research and innovation potential. Young scientists make a significant contribution to knowledge and innovation at our institute. As an internationally active institute, we offer attractive projects for young scientists from all over the world, who in turn enrich all aspects of our research and development activities. As well as promoting young scientists, who are directly embedded in our everyday research activities, Fraunhofer IME employees are strongly involved in teaching duties at our partner universities.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME conducts research in the field of applied life sciences from a molecular level to entire ecosystems. Our interdisciplinary organization and laboratories with the latest equipment allow a wide spectrum of research and development to be performed.
The are numerous options for you to join our fascinating research projects during the experimental part of your Bachelor`s, Master`s, Staatsexamen`s or Promotion thesis.
Depending on your interest, you might choose from the divisions of

  • Molecular Biotechnology,
  • Applied Ecology and
  • Bioresources.