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Your thesis at BASF

The best way to complete your studies


Complete your studies with a first-rate thesis

Already today, we are already looking for the answers to tomorrow's questions. Innovation plays a key role at BASF. We are continuously working on new products and solutions as well as on innovative technologies and modern production processes. With tailor-made solutions we are setting new standards and securing our long-term success.

You can drive forward innovative projects and write your thesis at BASF. With individual support and a top working and research environment, we offer you the best possible conditions. Benefit from the expertise of the world's leading chemical company and the best experts - our employees.

At BASF there are three routes to your thesis placement:

Internship: You complete an internship with us, and use the opportunity to make contacts and arrange a future placement.

Job postings: You search our job database for current thesis placement opportunities and apply directly.

Unsolicited application: You can send us an unsolicited application,  specifying the area you wish to focus on, when you would like to start, and the preferred duration of the placement.  

You can convince us with your performance and have excellent technical and foreign language skills. You are open to other cultures and fields of work. You have already gained practical industry experience and have participated in relevant activities outside the university environment.

Because we work in teams, you also have the relevant communication and teamwork skills. If you also demonstrate initiative and are willing to accept responsibility - we would love to hear from you.

When writing your Bachelor's, Master's or diploma thesis with us, your commitment and skills are important - as a scientist, engineer, business manager or humanist.

If you are studying chemistry, physics, biology, agriculture or another natural science you can start in the research and development department.

As an engineering student there are opportunities in process technology, chemistry, bio-engineering, mechanical engineering, and electro-technology.

The business functions options include procurement, logistics, finance, controlling, marketing, human resources, and communications just to name a few.

You can develop your thesis from your own ideas and work with us to help drive innovative projects forward.  Benefit from ideal conditions such as individual support and the best working and research opportunities.

You will receive on-the-job training in a committed, competent team.

Your adviser will provide practical advice and contacts to ensure your thesis is a success.

At the end of the period we will conduct a final meeting and issue a qualified reference.

Of course we offer remuneration for thesis placements.

BASF also offers you a wide range of events, networking meetings, and various other opportunities.

Apply today for one of our advertised theses. Found nothing? Of course, we also look forward to receive your unsolicited application!