The IEA can provide rewarding career opportunities to those interested in developing their educational research skills, and in supporting our portfolio of national and international studies and services. Our international team of respected and highly experienced professionals represents a diversity of cultural and educational backgrounds.

Current vacancies

Project Member (f/m, German speaking). Full time (40 hrs/week).

The IEA is looking for a Project Member to support the National Data Management Unit in our office in Hamburg, Germany. 

Interested candidates should send their application including a resume and availability to bewerbung [at] (subject: Projektmitarbeiter%2F-in%20Datenmanagement%20(0344)) , indicating "Projektmitarbeiter/-in Datenmanagement (0344)"in the subject line. 

Lead Software Developer (ASP.NET, C#, AngularJS) (f/m). Full time (40 hrs/week).

The IEA is looking for a Lead Software Developer to support the Software Unit in our Office in Hamburg, Germany. 

Interested candidates should send their application including a resume, relevant references and certificates, salary expectations, and availability to bewerbung [at] (subject: Lead%20Software%20Developer%20(0341)) , indicating "Lead Software Developer (0341)"in the subject line. 

We also welcome speculative applications. Please feel free to send us an email with a cover letter and a copy of your CV to hr [at]


Our academic visitor program

The IEA welcomes academic visitors who wish to benefit from IEA Hamburg's vibrant research culture, and gain experience with IEA's international research activities. The program exists to build links and encourage collaboration with other research organizations around the world, enabling academics and practitioners the opportunity to work together on joint research projects, and exchange ideas and expertise with our own resident research staff. This is an opportunity to work closely with IEA researchers in our Hamburg office, who will endeavor to provide support and help develop your own research goals.

To learn more about the program, simply click here.


Hamburger Familiensiegel

Our Hamburg office has been awarded the “Hamburger Familiensiegel,” an award that recognizes us as a family-friendly employer.

Hamburger Familiensiegel Award