Vacancies and Internships


  • The GIGA seeks to appoint a Student Assistant (m/f/d) for the project "The monopoly on the use of force and paradoxes of security - discrep-ancies between objective and subjective security in the Central African Republic and Lebanon". The weekly working time is up to 10 hours and the place of work is Berlin. The contract is valid for the entire duration of the project (until 14.01.2023).

  • The GIGA seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (m/f/d). The research fellow will contribute to a project in the CRC 990. Applications are invited for a full-time position starting as soon as possible, with a contract up to 4 years. Employment is contingent on the award of third-party funding. Screening of applications will begin on 31 January 2020.

  • The GIGA Doctoral Programme invites applications from Prospective Doctoral Students (m/f/d) to join the programme starting 1 October 2020. It is a three-year structured programme for junior researchers, during which time they can pursue their research and professional development – particularly in the field of comparative area studies (CAS). Screening of applications will begin on 1 February 2020.

Service Departments

Please have a look at the German page.


The GIGA offers internships for students. As these internships require knowledge of the German language, please see the details (in German):


Application Form (docx)