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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 86 Max Planck Institutes are fully committed to educating and promoting the next generation of scientists. Right now, around 60 percent of our 13,400 scientific staff members are younger than 40. Many of them also come from abroad. [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]
When it comes to training and supporting doctoral students, Max Planck institutes have a wealth of experience to call on. They cooperate closely with the universities through which the doctorates are officially awarded. [more]
So now you have your Ph.D. and you are keen to pursue a career in science? Once again, Max Planck is the right choice. [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]
Talent, creativity and passion - those are the qualities the Max Planck Society relies on. The Society supports employees irrespective of their gender, nationality, religion, disabilities, age, cultural background or sexual identity. After all, the basis for the cutting-edge research conducted at 86 Max Planck Institutes lies in diversity. [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]
"Goals are never reached by computers, robots or technical equipment, but by people" [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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