Comprehensive, integrated, fascinating – researching for the world of tomorrow With over 8,000 employees – including 3,650 scientists – DLR is one of the largest and most important research organizations in Europe. As Germany’s national centre for aeronautics, space, transport and energy research, DLR has a unique mission: · To explore the Earth and the solar system · To perform research on topics related to environmental conservation · To develop sustainable transport and communication technologies Moreover, as a space agency, we are also responsible for planning and implementing Germany’s space activities. Sounds exciting? Well, it is! Across 40 institutes at 20 locations, our scientists work on a unique variety of fascinating topics, tasks and projects. Their studies involve finding answers to the essential questions of our times and are laying the foundations for how we will live tomorrow. Whether atmospheric research, planetary research, solar technology, traffic management, aero elasticity, environmental monitoring, space medicine or another exciting research field – the chances are that you too will be able to realize your mission at one of our institutes. But no matter where your career at DLR might begin – whether in basic research or technology development – everything we do is aimed at benefiting society and future generations. In addition, our work contributes to ensuring Germany’s international competitiveness as a high-tech hub.