We look forward to meeting you.

ZKM is an exceptional cultural institution worldwide, where production and research, exhibitions and performances, mediation and dissemination, conservation and restoration are intensively linked. On a total exhibition area of around 15,000 m2, current developments in art and society are presented in all media forms and processes from oil painting to the app. The exhibitions at ZKM attract hundreds of thousands of visitors of all ages every year.

The ZKM_Cube at night

Expertise and team spirit

A cultural institution like the ZKM employs people with a wide range of professional qualifications and expertise. To be successful, all these professions must work together on a daily basis and all generations must contribute their ideas, experience and perspectives. 

At ZKM, we want to work together in an open, trusting, and positive atmosphere every day. We stand for an open and diverse society. Everyone is welcome here, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, cultural, religious, ethnic, national and social background, or physical limitations.

Code of Conduct for Employees

We are currently looking for the following new colleagues at the ZKM:


Thank you for your interest in our current vacancies. Please take note of the following instructions when preparing your application: 

  • Please apply by e-mail only. Please use the e-mail address listed in the job advertisement.
  • Please combine your cover letter, CV and all other documents and certificates in one PDF document. Make sure that the file size does not exceed 5MB.
  • Your application should be complete and, in addition to the cover letter and your complete CV, also include all certificates and references about your professional career. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • If it is a compulsory internship, please enclose the relevant certificate and the required supporting documents.

Thank you for your interest in the ZKM I Center for Art and Media and your application. By sending us your application documents, you are providing us with personal data. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and have therefore taken measures to ensure that the regulations on data protection are observed.



ZKM | Karlsruhe
Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe

Tel: +49 (0) 721-8100-0
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1130
E-Mail: info@zkm.de