Institute for Space Systems

Job vacancies and Bachelor/Master thesis positions

Information on current job vacancies at the institute as well as topics for possible Bachelor and Master theses
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Open job positions

Bachelor-/Mastertheses at the IRS

The theses are sorted by subject area / topic. Further information on the topic and the requirements can be found in the linked files. Please send applications to the respective contact person noted in the document.

Please note the guidelines for the processing and supervision for theses at the Institute for Space Systems.

Satellite Technology


Flying Laptop

The small satellite Flying Laptop is the first satellite of Stuttgart's small satellite program and is still fully operational in orbit

Bachelor theses

Master theses

Cosmic Dust

Cosmic dust is understood to mean omnipresent tiny particles in space consisting of agglomerates of just a few molecules up to particles a few 100 μm in size. The cosmic dust working group at the IRS examines these particles with the help of self-made sensors installed on space probes.

Bachelor & Master theses (both possible)

Master theses


SOURCE (Stuttgart Operated University Research Cubesat for Evaluation and Education) is a CubeSat platform with which the teaching activities in satellite development (started with the Flying Laptop) are to be continued in cooperation with KSat e.V.

Bachelor & Master theses

Currently none

Space robotics

The space robotics group develops rover systems for the exploration of planetary surfaces. The focus is on the development of rover chassis systems and technologies that can still be used under demanding conditions on planetary surfaces.

Bachelor theses

Master theses



Please direct your questions about the IRS to our secretary's office

Pfaffenwaldring 29, 70569 Stuttgart

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