Graduates will, based on their broad interdisciplinary and integrative university training, qualify for a broad range of career opportunities. They can, for example, pursue a career in research, starting with a PhD, to be subsequently employed in responsible and leading positions at universities, academic and non-academic research institutes and business companies in the field of biological oceanography and fisheries sciences.
Other promising job opportunities can be found in management, consulting, policy and communication in federal ministries, governmental and non-governmental organisations, pisciculture or other marine biology business companies. Positions in research funding organisations, scientific journalism, ocean ecosystems protection, intellectual property rights, pisciculture associations, or international organisations such as the EU represent additional employment possibilities.
Graduates will be able to contribute social debates regarding the management and conservation of ocean ecosystems and living marine resources at various integration levels in the areas of fundamental and applied biological oceanography and fisheries sciences. In addition, due to their profound expertise and broad proficiency, graduates can also strive for employments in all other prominent areas of Life Sciences.