We want the best and the brightest.

Careers at DIW Berlin

DIW Berlin offers its employees an attractive working environment located in Germany’s capital. Scientists at DIW Berlin have the possibility to do research independently, to participate in political decision-making, and to benefit from our international reputation and our many years of experience. In addition, DIW Berlin provides its employees with interesting national and international training and development opportunities.
This website section posts all current job offers of DIW Berlin. If you are interested in any of the positions, please only use the respective online form.

Scientists at DIW Berlin do not research in an ivory tower but in the heart of Berlin, where political decisions are debated and taken. We are looking for scientists who are eager to participate in shaping these decisions in one of our ten research departments.
Please note: Information on DIW Berlin's doctoral program - the Graduate Center - is listed under its own heading. For more information on how to apply for scientific positions, including the application procedure or unsolicited applications, please view the FAQs.


As a team and research assistant or employee in the service departments of DIW Berlin, you will be supporting the research of one the largest German economic research institutes. Your responsibilities may include tasks from the departments Communication, Information Technology, and Management Services.

Student Assistants
While still in school, students of economics have the opportunity to contribute to relevant economic research and policy advising at DIW Berlin.

Internships and Apprenticeships
All research departments offer scientific research internships. Moreover, internships in the service departments are possible as well. Open internships, along with other trainee and apprenticeship positions, are listed in the following.