Career at Fraunhofer IDMT in Ilmenau

The Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT offers challenging tasks in scientific, technical and administrative professions joining responsibility and freedom of creativity. We are especially looking for creative engineers, developers, and programmers.

Current Vacancies

You can find our current vacancies here:

Unsolicited Applications

Can't find anything suitable? We would be happy to receive your unsolicited application:

Student Theses

If you write your thesis with us, you will work on exciting projects and gain an insight into the application- and industry-oriented day-to-day research.

Application tips

You want to apply for a job with us? Great! Here are a few tips for you to keep in mind when applying to Fraunhofer IDMT in Ilmenau. We have also answered frequently asked questions about our application process in a FAQ.

Working at Fraunhofer IDMT in Ilmenau


#Get to know the staff

Here you can get to know some of our bright minds at Fraunhofer IDMT! On Instagram or YouTube you can find all videos of the "IDMT Staff Cam".


High-quality equipment for first-class research!

Modern acoustics laboratories, workshops and measuring equipment are available to you for your work.  

Excellent research!

We stand for award-winning science. Take a chance like Dr.-Ing. Anna Kruspe, who received the 2nd prize of ARD/ZDF-Förderpreis Frauen+Medientechnologie in 2019.


Research partner TU Ilmenau

The TU Ilmenau is our most important partner for basic research. 


Welcome to Ilmenau!

On the one hand, Ilmenau is a lively university and science town - on the other hand, it is an attractive recreation area with beautiful nature and great sports and cultural activities.


Right in the middle of the technology region

The Ilm-Kreis is considered one of the economically strongest Thuringian counties with numerous, partly international companies and modern research facilities.