Career opportunities

Course paper / final thesis

On the lookout for explorers

Exciting projects, excellent infrastructure, dedicated support and international networking – four good reasons to conduct the research for your course paper or thesis at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). We offer you the opportunity to carry out genuinely pioneering work in the aerospace, energy, transport, security and digitalisation sectors. We are looking for highly qualified students in engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics and Earth science. For your course paper or final thesis you will carry out your research independently in national and international teams – of course with professional advice. Impress us with exceptional approaches to solutions and develop your full potential.

Count on us

In our institutions you can carry out research for your course paper, diploma thesis, Bachelor or Master thesis. We will help you to achieve this. We will provide a supervisor who will do more than just guide and instruct you. You will be able to take advantage of our unique infrastructure, benefit from knowledge exchange in our interdisciplinary teams, and get an insight into the world of one of the leading research institutions in Europe. Interested? We look forward to receiving your application. Available topics for course papers and final theses are posted on our career site. There's a good chance you will strike gold there. And if a topic of your own fits our research areas, we are open to your ideas. Browse the websites of our institutes and facilities to find out about their core research and projects. There, you will find out where to submit your subject proposal.

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