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INP as employer

Motivated high-performance employees are the heart of our success – they make our vision a reality – namely to become THE competence center for plasma technology applications and their fundamentals in Germany and Europe – this is the only way our vision can become a reality. We support our employees in expanding their professional, as well as personal competencies, and within the framework of selective personnel development, we enable continuing education possibilities in-line with demand and organize internal qualification measures. Internationalization is one of the foundations of our Institute strategy – we promote international exchange and enable our employees to participate in research stays abroad, e.g. in the form of deployment to partner institutes or through support in applying for grants. The boundary conditions are crucial for outstanding scientific work. The research laboratories in the INP are provided with state-of-the-art devices, in some cases with equipment that is unique worldwide. We provide attractive and family-friendly working conditions for our employees. This includes flexible working hours, through which our employees can relatively flexibly and individually organize their work time. Home office possibilities are offered and these possibilities are gladly utilized, particularly by scientists for performing research, or finalizing their work for publication.  

Quote - R. Erler concerning the work at INP:

"We have a modern and outstanding technically equipped building that is subject to constant change. Thus, my work is extremely varied."

Quote – C. Siedler concerning the work area Project Coordinator – ZIK plasmatis:

"It is interesting and nice at the same time to be able to accompany such extensive projects right from the start and to see the work groups, as well as the necessary infrastructure grow, and thus be able to participate in the success of the project."

Quote - D. Loffhagen concerning plasma modeling:

"This department demonstrates that science is a symbiosis of theory and praxis. What fascinates me about plasma modeling is the fact that with equations, computers, and in-house developed software or purchased software, you are capable of describing complicated relationships in plasma applications. […]"

Quote – E. Kindel concerning the Plasma Radiation Department:

"Cross-generational teamwork and dependability were imperative all the years and they were the guarantors for successful development of the Plasma Radiation Department."

Quote - J. Berger:

"Here at the INP, the research and development work is the top priority. Research sets the tone."

Quote – J. Kolb concerning the INP:

"The INP is unrivaled as an institution. Through the quality of its work it has become a world-famous institute – the last part of the word is meant literally.

Quote – M. Rosolski concerning his work at the INP:

"What I find particularly positive about my work is the fact that at INP advanced technologies are used and thus the Institute can very effectively keep pace with other computer centers of larger research facilities."


Leibniz-Institut für Plasmaforschung und Technologie e.V.
Felix-Hausdorff-Str. 2
17489 Greifswald

Gabriele Lembke

Tel.: +49 3834 - 554 405
Fax: +49 3834 - 554 301