Deggendorf Institute of Technology

Pioneering and Vibrant

Your Career at DIT.

DIT as an Employer

DIT as an Employer

With two teaching campuses and eleven research campuses, we are one of the most ambitious universities of applied sciences in southern Germany. We focus on regional cooperation and developing our pioneering national and international network. Our foundation is formed by a total of eight faculties focusing on business, engineering, health science and computer science. Our excellent teaching standards are based on practical and future-oriented teaching, including applied research to the highest level.

The development of the university would be unthinkable without a diverse community. Currently, about 150 professors and about 550 scientific and support staff work at DIT. We represent important values such as tolerance, integrity and collegiality, recognising that staff and students achieve their top performance when they feel settled and fully integrated.

As an employer, we offer the attractive conditions of public service, as well as numerous fringe benefits.

Our benefits include:

  •     Flexible working hours
  •     Work and family life balance is respected
  •     Opportunity to work in home office
  •     DIT-Vital -  a programme for health promotion on campus
  •     Company sports activities during working hours
  •     Participation in university sports clubs
  •     Company pension scheme
  •     Reduced staff prices in the cafeteria and cafeteria on campus
  •     Child daycare centre on campus
  •     Open, friendly environment
  •     Self-determined and independent work
  •     The interests of employees are represented by a staff council


Contact regarding questions about the application process or working at DIT:

Professorships: Sonja Meier
Research Assistants: Werner Ranzinger

Relocate to the Region with your Family

With the Dual Career Service, we support partners and the families of newly appointed staff in all concerns about job opportunities and relocation to the region. We focus in particular on providing individual and personal assistance to partners in their search for new professional career opportunities in the region.

However, the Dual Career Service also offers advice and support on the topics of finding accommodation, schools, kindergartens or day care centres as well as on matters relating to public authorities.

Our services

The Dual Career Service of DIT provides support, advice, guidance and orientation in:

  • Job search (job placement cannot be guaranteed),
  • Establishing contacts with employers in the region ,
  • Career issues and concerns
  • Further education courses and qualifications, including scholarships and language courses

In addition to:

  • Information about childcare facilities and schools
  • Information regarding housing search
  • Matters specific to the authorities.

What are the first steps?

  •     Contact the Dual Career Service by e-mail, telephone or in person
  •     Detailed personal or telephone first conversation about your idea and our offer
  •     Planning and implementation of the jointly agreed objectives

Your contact person at the Dual Career Service: Claudia Probst

An Overview of our University

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology is an innovative, international, pioneering and multi award-winning university of applied sciences founded in 1994 and located in picturesque Bavaria, Southern Germany. We have two teaching campuses: the main campus in Deggendorf and the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen. Additionally, we have smaller technology and research campuses located around Bavaria. 

In total, 20% of our 7,200 students are international students and over 100 nationalities are represented by our staff and students. We are proud to be a very multicultural community. The European Campus Rottal-Inn teaches exclusively English-based undergraduate and postgraduate degress. 186 partner universities around the world provide students with foreign exchange semesters, internships, and double degree studies abroad. The university strives for academic excellence and is committed to producing multilingual graduates equipped with full-accredited and internationally relevant bachelor and master degrees. Doctorate students study for their PhD in collaboration with international universities. Our graduates feel comfortable on the global stage and many of our 11,000 alumni have international careers.

We offer job vacancies in all locations for global-minded professionals seeking a new challenge.

Living in Bavaria

Within Germany, Bavaria is ranked as the top state for business, culture, tourism and education. Breath-taking scenery, vibrant cities, ancient traditions, seven UNESCO world heritage sites and ten national parks, coupled with a booming business landscape and an extremely low unemployement rate, provide a fascinating mix of heritage and modern commerce. Read more about Bavaria at

The main campus in Deggendorf is based around a modern, central courtyard where staff and students mingle to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. The campus layout creates an open, friendly and communicative environment among staff, students and professors, as almost all lecture theatres, workshops, labs, canteens, libraries, the childcare centre and all other service centres are based directly on the compact campus. A range of events are held throughout the year, with the largest being both our popular campus fest and our summer open-air music festival.

The university is located between the banks of the River Danube and Deggendorf town centre. It‘s a charming location at the foot of the Bavarian Forest National Park, north of Munich and close to the Austrian border and the Alps. The vibrant town has a great variety of restaurants and cafes, plus many cultural festivals and events. The surrounding hilly landscape provides a stunning natural backdrop to enjoy the countless recreational activities on offer. View the Deggendorf town website for more information.

Local amenities:

  • Local shops, supermarkets, doctors, dentists, hospitals, retirement homes
  • Campus kindergarden and all types of schools
  • Rowing club on the River Danube directly next to campus
  • Leisure cruise ships on the River Danube
  • Skiing slopes and golf courses 20 minutes away
  • Mountain biking, hiking and paved inline skating trails are all around
  • A fantastic indoor and outdoor recreational swimming oasis
  • An indoor ice rink for ice skating and ice hockey
  • Rock climbing and paragliding centres nearby
  • Direct links to the motorway
  • Excellent public transport services
  • International airport 45 mins drive

Read more about the location of Deggendorf campus ...

The European Campus Rottal-Inn provides exclusively English-based bachelor and master degrees. Founded in 2015, it is in the exciting process of development, with a new campus building and student living accommodation soon to be built.

It is nestled in the town of Pfarrkirchen among rolling, picturesque hills between the Danube and Inn rivers, close to Austrian and Czech borders and near to the large, cosmopolitan cities of Munich and Salzburg.
Pfarrkirchen has become culturally renowned in the area due to its exceptional art exhibitions, museum nights, festivals and events that are held throughout the year. In summer, the old town festival tempts thousands of visitors with its multicultural culinary and musical events. Additionally, it has many established businesses, numerous street cafes, bars, secluded courtyards and shady summer beer gardens.

Local amenities:

  • Local shops, supermarkets, doctors, dentists, hospitals, retirement homes
  • Kindergarden and all schools
  • 50 metre open air heated swimming pool with water slides and a wild watercourse
  • Riverside cycle path
  • Large swimming lake with rowing boat hire
  • Lakeside cross-country skiing tracks in winter
  • Europe‘s largest continuous golf resort nearby
  • Health spas and thermal springs
  • Airfield for gliders and small aircraft
  • Riding stables, racecourse with horse races, show-jumping and dressage competitions
  • Good public transport services
  • Airport 90 mins drive

Read more about the location of the European Campus Rottal-Inn ...

 Impressions of the town can be viewed on the Pfarrkirchen town website.

ERASMUS+ Staff Mobility

At ERASMUS+ partner universities for university members

Within the framework of ERASMUS+, professors and staff of the DIT can spend a teaching/training stay at an ERASMUS+ partner university. ERASMUS+ funding is available for this purpose.

During an ERASMUS stay, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, gain new perspectives, promote your professional development, strengthen your skills and expand your network. You will benefit both professionally and personally from participating in this programme.