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The IZT - Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment gemeinnützige GmbH was founded in 1981 and addresses the major societal challenges with a view to the necessary profound transformation of society and is committed to sustainability and the shaping of futures. It sees itself as an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific research institution committed to the common good, which integrates a wide range of perspectives, social and natural science expertise as well as practical knowledge and, particularly against the background of increasingly high volatility of the framework conditions and dynamic risk situations, creates action-relevant orientation knowledge. Further information can be found at

We welcome your speculative application

If there is no suitable position for you among our current vacancies, please feel free to send us an unsolicited application. Please send your complete application documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae in table form, certificates) as a PDF (max. 5 MB) by e-mail to or submit them via our online application tool.

We strive for diversity and gender equality and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications from people with severe disabilities will be given priority if they are equally suitable.

By submitting your application, you consent to the IZT processing your personal data as part of the application process. Data protection is important to us. You can find further information at:

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Voluntary services

For the Ecological Federal Volunteer Service (ÖBFD) three positions are to be filled. As the starting dates of the individual positions are spread throughout the year, applications are also possible at a later date. Please contact the Stiftung Naturschutz Berlin in advance for information on the conditions of the Federal Volunteer Service, who will be happy to help you. Please send applications to the IZT only to or submit them via our application tool.

A position within the framework of the Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ) is available every year from 1 September. Please send FÖJ applications to the Foundation for Nature Conservation, as it is responsible for the pre-selection. The first places are allocated by the Foundation from March.

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You are welcome to submit a speculative application for a compulsory internship as part of your studies at the IZT. Please send your complete application documents in PDF format to or submit them via our online application tool: Curriculum vitae, references, cover letter with details of the desired field of work, the planned duration of the internship and your availability.

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