The research centre DESY is one of the world’s leading accelerator centres. Here, researchers decode matter and the nanocosm in all its diversity. The accelerators and detectors developed and built by DESY are unique tools for research: they generate the world’s most intense X-ray light, bring particles to record energies and open completely new windows onto the universe.


DESY is not only a magnet for annually more than 3000 guest researchers from over 40 countries, but also a coveted partner for national and international collaborations. We are making a unique and important contribution to the development of our society's future. We offer excellent starting conditions and career opportunities in various professions.

Our responsibility is to remain continuously aware of the values and work ethos we seek to pursue in the fulfillment of these goals and obligations.