The IEA can provide rewarding career opportunities to those interested in learning and 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 come from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

Current Vacancies

Research Analyst (f/m) to join our Research and Analysis Unit. Full-time (40 hrs/week).

Student Assistant (m/f) to support our Research and Analysis unit (RandA) for 15 to 20 hours per week.

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


Our academic visitor program

This program caters to researchers who would like to join the IEA as a visitor in order to exchange ideas and develop joint projects with our experts. The program provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with our researchers in our Hamburg office.

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