Vacancies and Internships


  • The GIGA seeks to hire a Student Assistant (m/f/d) to support the research project “Research Support for the Special Initiative Training and Job Creation (RèUsSITE)” for 9 hours per week for at least 6 months.Screening of applications begins on 15 October.

  • MECAM-Fellowships for the IFG “Aesthetics & Cultural Practice”
    Extended Deadline 15 October 2020; 24.00h CET.
    The Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM) invites applications for five short-term fellowships for researchers at different career stages for the period from April to July 2021.

  • The GIGA is looking for a Research Fellow (m/f/d) for the project "MOTRA-Monitoring system and transfer platform radicalisation". Applications are invited for a part-time position (50%), with an initial contract of two years, preferably starting 1 December 2020. Following successful evaluation, the contract can be extended until 31 October 2024. Screening of applications will begin on 28 October 2020.

  • The GIGA seeks to hire a Student Research Assistant to support the research project “CRC990: Ecological and socioeconomic functions of tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems” for up to 40 hours per month for at least 6 months. Applications until 9 October 2020.

Service Departments

No vacancies at the moment. 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):


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