Job announcement: Two student assistants (f/m/diverse) Knowlegde Cooperation

The German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) is one of the leading international think tanks and research institutions. IDOS supports a global public welfare policy geared towards the concept of sustainable development through interdisciplinary research, impact-oriented policy advice and internationally oriented training.


As one of the research programme clusters we are dealing with ‚Inter- and transnational cooperation‘. We are looking for two student assistants from 1 May 2023 onwards.


Our research cluster includes the Managing Global Governance (MGG) Programme, which is focusing on strategic knowledge cooperation for the Agenda 2030 with rising powers (in particular Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and South Africa). This includes a training and dialogue format for young leaders (MGG Academy). In combination with this training and dialogue format we are coordinating and supporting research and policy dialogue conferences together with our transnational partners.


The team ‘Knowledge Cooperation’ is looking for two student assistants to provide administrative and research support, with workplace at IDOS, Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn:

  • Research on diverse topics related to international cooperation
  • Editing of excel sheets, evaluations, layout of documents
  • Organization of logistics and support of international participants
  • Technical and administrative support for physical and/or digital conferences and Meetings



  • Master student status in Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Geography, Regional Sciences or similar
  • Interest in global development cooperation and international relations
  • Excellent written and oral skills in German (C2 or native language) and English (C1- C2)
  • Good command of common internet applications, especially Excel, Word, Power point and willingness to become familiar with further web applications
  • Social skills and cross-cultural skills
  • Organizing ability, diligence and autonomous working ability


Working time is 40 hours/month and will be remunerated with 13,00€/hour.


For any requests please contact Rita Klüwer,, phone: 0228 / 94927-147, or Wulf Reiners (Head of Managing Global Governance Programme):, phone: 0228 / 94927-276.


Please send your application (letter of application, curriculum vitae, certificates) as one PDF document, attached to your email until 3 April 2023 to

German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn
Telefon +49 (0)228 94927-0, Telefax +49 (0)228 94927-130