Plan your career with Fraunhofer IISB!

Our team makes us what we are: One of the leading European research institutes for wide-bandgap semiconductors and power electronic systems. Team spirit, creativity, responsibility, and diligence are what drive us to develop cutting-edge, industry-oriented solutions. We are happy to welcome new colleagues who share these strengths with us.

At Fraunhofer IISB, we offer exciting positions for all entry levels. Here you will work in motivated teams on socially relevant issues and contribute to shaping technological progress in real time. Besides, you will have excellent networking opportunities - with national and international research institutions as well as partners from industry. Benefit from our flexible working hours and the support we offer to help you balance your career and private life. We foster a value-oriented corporate culture at Fraunhofer IISB. Our team profits from additional retirement benefits, company health promotion, and an in-house cafeteria. On our premises you will find free parking spaces and charging stations for electric cars. You take the train? The IISB offers a 50 % subsidy on the Deutschland-Ticket as a job ticket.

Our apprentices are particularly important to us. For the next year, we are offering apprenticeships for tech-savvy and curious young people who are eager to learn and enjoy hands-on work in microtechnology, IT or electronics.

Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application!

Talents wanted!

Are you interested but can't find a suitable position among our current vacancies (in German / in English)? Please use our form for initiative applications. We look forward to hearing from you!


As µe-bauhaus erlangen-nürnberg, the Fraunhofer IISB and the Chair of Electron Devices (LEB) join forces to form an academic-technical master forge, the "Bauhaus of Microelectronics".

Apprenticeships, Job offers for Students and Internships

Student Research Assistants

We offer jobs for students in the fields of power electronics, micro / nanoelectronics, and material development. This comprises semiconductor technology, manufacturing equipment and methods, simulation, electric mobility, energy technology, as well as IT support and public relations.


Your are enthusiastic about technology, inquisitive and you do enjoy practical tasks? Then we are looking for you as an apprentice!

We offer apprenticeships as:

Microelectronic technician in the fields of semiconductor technology and semiconductor packaging, IT specialist in the field of system integration and office administrator for office management.


Bachelor, Master and Dissertation Theses


To our Bachelor's and Master's theses

For your professional and scientific qualification, we offer Bachelor's and Master's theses as well as dissertations on exciting topics of our current research.

For this purpose, we cooperate with chairs at various universities such as the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, the University of Bayreuth and the TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

Networking Excellence: Fraunhofer Alumni e.V.

As an alumnus of Fraunhofer IISB, we invite you to become part of the Fraunhofer Alumni e.V.!
You gain access to a worldwide and interdisciplinary network of experts in business, science and politics.