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Career options

Exciting and diverse tasks relating to the safety of food, products and chemicals, as well as risk communication and administration, await you in the scientific departments at the BfR. The BfR employs a staff of more than 900 along with 20 trainees. Scientific disciplines such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Chemistry and Nutritional Science are represented here, along with social sciences and the humanities. The BfR offers its staff an international and tolerant working environment and employs people from roughly 20 different nations.

Make your first contacts with the BfR while you study!

We regularly offer students the opportunity to write their final paper at the Institute. You will find the latest announcements for final papers in the scientific departments here. If there is currently no announcement that suits you, we recommend that you go to our website to find out via our departments and send your inquiry directly to the contact persons listed there.

We look forward to having you in our team!


Das Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung

Facts & Figures

Foundation Location Human resources Budget Objective Main areas of work Risk assessments Research Participation in Bodies BfR Laboratories Federal Bureau for Good Laboratory Practices (GLP...

Working at the BfR

This film gives an insight into the work of the institute.

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