Vorsprung through courage, curiosity, enthusiasm - PhD students at Audi. Shape this Vorsprung with your spirit of exploration and your personality! We offer you freedom and possibilities to implement your ideas, a mentor concept and personal, individual support.
What you can expect
We at Audi are at your side as a reliable and practical application partner during your three-year PhD program. The job announcement describes the thematic framework of your doctorate in advance. Together with you and your academic supervisor, the topic will then be fleshed out. Awarding of your PhD will take place at the university. Your admission as a PhD student is, therefore, the sole responsibility of the university and is governed by the respective PhD regulations.
Internal PhD project
As an Audi employee with an employment contract limited to three years, you work on a research project that is relevant for Audi. In doing so, the subject of the dissertation as well as the associated research question is defined in close consultation with the respective university and professor. Internal PhD positions are announced on our career homepage.
External PhD project
With an external PhD project, your employment contract is for a position at the respective university and is limited to three years, during which you work on a research project that is relevant for Audi. The specific content is based on the university’s research question and is defined in coordination with all project partners. You can find current research topics as well as information on the associated application process on the job portals of the universities.
Proactive applications are unfortunately not possible for organizational reasons.
- University graduates with above-average academic achievements and interest in an industry-related doctorate
- Experience in scientific work
- Practical experience through internships or first professional experience (up to 1 year of professional experience)
- Experience abroad through study and / or internship is desirable
What else you need to know...
Individual guidance and further educational opportunities
The Audi PhD Program offers you the chance of individual support and further education during your work while providing you with the opportunity to build up an exciting network.
Individual support and further education
An orientation meeting will take place about 9 months before the end of the PhD program. The aim of this interview is to discuss your plans regarding a possible future with Audi.
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