10 good reasons to work at Fraunhofer

Popular employer

Fraunhofer is one of the
top employers in Germany.

Freedom of research

Within the framework of the institute's orientation and the research policy framework, ideas can become products and theories can become practice.

Good working

Survey results from new employees confirm: the best laboratory equipment, a very good working atmosphere, attractive tasks, a high level of personal responsibility and measures for balancing family and career.

Good reputation

The employees are qualified and work in a solution-oriented manner.


Young team

The average age of the scientific staff is less than 40 years.

for the profession

Graduates can gain practical qualifications for a job in industry. The institutes and industry work closely together. On average, ten percent of employees move to industry each year.


Social competence

Everyone is a team member, which promotes social skills and trains communication. At the same time, flat hierarchies are practiced. 


Runway for

Fraunhofer helps with advice, equipment and personnel support when taking the step into self-employment.


Topics for

The projects offer topics for doctoral studies.

Further education

Fraunhofer invests money in qualification through continuing education. Seminars in eLearning, training and professional development are designed and organized for all employees.

Your local contact

Anette Rebohle-Mandel

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Anette Rebohle-Mandel

Head of Human Resources

Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC
Neunerplatz 2
97082 Würzburg, Germany

Phone +49 931 4100-103