• We offer

    An opportunity to conduct research at a leading, internationally renowned research institute in the field of economics. In addition, we support our employees in achieving a good work-life balance.

    PhD students

    University graduates who start their academic career at ZEW can attain their doctoral degree by taking one of several paths. Regardless of the path chosen, clear milestones help our PhD students to ensure constant progress.

    Administration/Service units

    The work of ZEW researchers wouldn’t be possible without the support of our service units, including Communications, Seminars and Internal Qualification, as well as General Services.

  • Tenure-track researchers (with a PhD)

    Tenure-track researchers at ZEW are in charge of research and policy advisory projects in collaboration with the heads of the institute’s research units.

    University students

    We offer university students the opportunity to gain an insight into the work of a research institute and to actively contribute to projects by becoming a student assistant or graduate assistant.

    Vocational training

    ZEW’s wide variety of traineeships, our friendly team as well as the high degree of independence given to trainees make the institute an attractive employer and an ideal setting to complete your vocational training.


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Introduction to ZEW

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Equality in the Workplace

For ZEW, ensuring equality in the workplace is of immense importance. Our success in this area is proven, amongst other things, by its receipt of the Total E-Quality.

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