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The Max Planck Society is one of Europe's leading basic research organizations. In its research laboratories, workshops, libraries, and administration, scientists and researchers perform demanding tasks with a high degree of autonomy and creativity.

The 84 Max Planck Institutes are fully committed to educating and promoting the next generation of scientists. [more]
Early-stage support: The Max Planck Society provides training for outstanding junior scientists with a Bachelor’s degree who wish to enter into research at the earliest opportunity. [more]
Max Planck Institutes build on a vast range of experience when it comes to the supervision and training of doctoral students. They cooperate closely together with universities that officially award doctorates. [more]
You have completed your doctorate and want to qualify further for a position in science, business or society? Or you are planning to start your own company? No matter what your goal is: as long as excellent research is part of your path, the Max Planck Society is the right place for you. [more]
Max Planck Research Groups offer early career researchers who hold a doctoral degree an excellent opportunity to qualify for a further career at a high level. Leaders of these groups are appointed by the President of the Max Planck Society and – similar to directors at Max Planck Institutes – enjoy an independent status within the Institute. [more]
The Max Planck Society offers all employees Max Planck-wide, target-group-specific opportunities for further training and personal career development. [more]
Career Steps is the major annual Max Planck Society's career event for postdoctoral researchers. [more]
Are you interested in researching in Germany? Max Planck institutes offer excellent conditions – in cooperation with the universities – to enable junior scientists to study and carry out research. [more]
Current job offers at Max Planck Institutes and other offices and facilities. [more]
Three good reasons why you might find working at a Max Planck Institute interesting [more]
"Max Planck is everywhere!" We want to make use of this fact to connect alumni all over the world - regardless of where they are - by setting up a global network of former employees across the scientific disciplines, a platform for sharing both professional and personal experiences. [more]
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