Working on the pulse of science 


M-Five offers interesting and diverse fields of activity in an interdisciplinary team that provides scientifically based strategy and policy advice. We advise e.g. the Federal Ministries of Transport, Economics or Environment, but also the European Commission or the European Parliament. 

We work on systemic issues in the field of sustainable mobility research and consultancy as well as macroeconomic analyses. Climate protection is an important element of our consultancy. But the economic and social dimensions of sustainability are also part of our analyses. 

Have you completed your doctorate or are you about to do so? You want to continue working scientifically, but now want to use your theoretical knowledge in practical and concrete applications? We can offer you this entry into science-based policy advice and the further use of the findings of your studies. Simply get in touch with Ms Tatjana Griffith at +49 721 824 818 90. 

Unsolicited applications are welcome. Knowledge in the development and application of mathematical models and the handling of larger amounts of data are very advantageous. 

If you would like to write your Master’s thesis with us, you are welcome to send us your application by email with a short description of your motivation and skills. 

At the moment, we can offer the following position: 

For our systemic questions in the field of mobility research and consulting as well as macroeconomic analyzes we are looking for a student with an interest in sustainable mobility, climate protection and an affinity for numbers.

We would like to fill this position with a committed student (m/w/d)  from April 1st or April 15th, 2024.

Your main tasks: 

  • Research and preparation of data on the topics of transport, urban mobility, economy and employment 
  • Working on the development of new mobility concepts 
  • Further development of our analyses to the quantitative/qualitative evaluation and assessment of the impact of transport, technology and climate policies on mobility, e.g. electric mobility and diffusion of technologies in fleets

Your profile: 

  • Studies in transport science, geo (earth) sciences or business engineering
  • Physicists and sustainability experts with specializations in transport & mobility are also welcome 
  • You like to juggle with numbers and you are able to find them in the depths of the internet
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel 
  • Language skills: excellent written and spoken German; very good English skills for our international projects

We offer: 

  • Interesting activities in an exciting and promising field of employment 
  • Collaboration on concrete solutions for a sustainable transport, industry and climate policy 
  • Participation in research projects on future mobility 
  • Flexible working hours with temporary employment of up to 45 hours per month by good hourly wage
  • Home office possible by arrangement

If you are interested, please send us your application via E-Mail including a brief description of your motivation and skills to On request, we are also happy to support you with your final thesis. 

M-Five GmbH
Mobility, Futures, Innovation, Economics
Bahnhofstrasse 46
76137 Karlsruhe
E-Mail: buero[at] 


You are always welcome to send us your application. Even if we currently do not post a job opening in your specific field of interest. – Especially if you

  • have a Bachelor, a Master or a doctorate
  • are a real numbers and data enthusiast
  • have project experience in economic analysis or policy consulting
  • have knowledge in mathematical modelling (System Dynamics (Vensim), CGE or econometrics)
  • are able to dig deep and with perseverance into research work
  • want to work on the further development of our ASTRA model for the macroeconomic evaluation of German and European policies
  • can negotiate in German and English (we are also happy about applicants with French language skills)
  • want to make a difference and work on the planning and implementation of macroeconomic projects related to climate, energy, transport, industrial and innovation policy.
  • would like to broaden your knowledge by working on a Master’s thesis. We will be happy to support you.

Our offer:

  • Interesting activities in an exciting and promising field of employment
  • The chance to work on current research on climate change, sustainable mobility and other current topics
  • Working in a dynamic interdisciplinary team with interesting assignments and clients
  • A position with personal responsibility in an international environment

We are looking forward to receiving your application, preferably digitally including a sample of your work (publication, thesis or similar). Please let us know the earliest date you can join our team. For further information, do not hesitate to contact our assistant, Ms Griffith, at +49 721 824 818 90.

M-Five GmbH
Mobility, Futures, Innovation, Economics
Bahnhofstrasse 46
76137 Karlsruhe
E-Mail: buero[at]