Research at Paderborn University thrives on the curiosity and determination of our academics to cooperatively explore the challenges of the future and work towards solving them in an interdisciplinary manner. Our five key research areas and our interdisciplinary research institutions support these endeavours, as do our strong networks in Germany and around the world. The fundamental application-oriented research we conduct continuously delivers new findings that we make available to industry and society.
The cross-faculty discourse, which is at the very heart of research at Paderborn University, promotes numerous future-oriented projects, which focus on urgent societal challenges. The close cooperation with other research institutions has lead to globally visible research projects, which emphasise our innovate power.
Paderborn University is the right place for you and your research: we offer attractive working conditions to researchers at all career levels and support them with a wide range of offers. Our Staff Development team is committed to tailoring their services to the specific needs of the University’s employees.
As an attractive research location, Paderborn University supports its academics in planning and executing their research projects. We will advise you on applications, help you to manage your research data, and support you in the publication and archiving as well as the exploitation of your research results.
At Paderborn University, it is not just about what we are researching, but also how we are conducting our research.
We are actively involved in shaping topics such as the upholding of ethical principles, academic integrity, equal opportunities in research, and open science, thereby safeguarding academic freedom.