City:  Berlin
Date:  Mar 23, 2024

Student Assistant, Bachelor's and Master's thesis Wireless Communications and Networks

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 800 employees work with an annual research budget of 3.0 billion euros. 

Future. Discover. Together. 
Excellent research and innovation are at the centre of the work of the HHI - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications. We are a world leader in researching mobile and optical communication networks and systems, as well as machine learning, computer vision and compressing digital videos. Become a part of our team and join us on our journey of research and innovation! 


What you will do

  •        Support the research of fundamentals and applications in the field of wireless communications and networks
  •  Contributions to exciting scientific projects, e.g:
    •        Support for the implementation of channel measurementsHardware implementation and testing in the mobile communications sector (5G/6G)
    •        Carrying out simulations in the area of ​​mobile communications (5G/6G)
    •        Expansion of open source 5G/6G software frameworks
    •         Development of new signal processing algorithms (PHY/MAC) in conjunction with software-defined radio hardware
    •        Development and validation of AI/ML methods for mobile communications systems
    •        Practical and theoretical support in the areas of 5G/6G, interconnected medicine, interconnected robotics, semantic communication, neumorphic computing, etc.


Please tell us what you are particularly interested in in your covering letter.


We promise you excellent contacts in the relevant industrial and scientific environment. We offer a wide range of opportunities in an international environment. We are looking for people who want to make a difference. Make something out of it! 


What you bring to the table

  • Enrolled Bachelor's/Master's student in full-time studies in the fields of electrical engineering, physics or communications engineering with good grades (Please send us a document with your grades during your studies)

  • Motivation, initiative and interest in new things


The position requires physical presence in Berlin.


What you can expect

  • Attractive salary

  • Modern and well-equipped workplace in a central location

  • Good and cooperative working atmosphere in an international team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Opportunities to write a Master's or Bachelor's thesis, often in close cooperation with industry partners

  • Opportunities for home office


The position is initially limited to 6 months. An extension is explicitly desired.


The monthly working time is 80 hours. This position is also available on a part-time basis. We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. 

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 

Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!

If you need information about this position, please contact us:


Dr.-Ing. Thomas Haustein


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Slawomir Stanczak

Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI 


Requisition Number: 71514                Application Deadline:


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