Master Thesis and Internship Projects 5G Advanced and 6G

Posted date:  Dec 25, 2021

Aachen, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany

As the tech firm that built the mobile world, with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead, and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team.

About this Opportunity

Our research branch in Germany is regularly offering interesting master theses and internship projects. Together with our research staff, you will have the opportunity to work on the future of mobile applications and communications technologies. The research lab is part of a major Ericsson R&D center, located in close vicinity of the historic city of Aachen, Germany, in the heart of Europe.

What you will do

  • Be assigned to a research project, aligned with your individual interests, background, and skills. For Master theses, these projects are usually assigned for six to eight months. For internships, shorter assignments are possible.
  • Collaborate with experienced researchers and other students in a truly international team.
  • Work on topics at the forefront of technology developing new concepts and related protocols, algorithms and architecture solutions for 5G/6G radio networks.
  • Work on projects considering new uses cases in the industrial or automotive domain.
  • Help to develop world-leading concepts and solutions for current and future wireless access networks and mobile systems which will turn the visions of the Networked Society and the Internet of Things (IoT) into reality.
  • You will learn to apply tools like machine learning, AR/VR and system level simulation to advance mobile radio networks and new mobile use cases.

You will bring

  • Enrolled as Master student in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field with an above average record of accomplishment
  • Strong interest in mobile communications or multimedia delivery
  • Eager to learn, hard-working, and open-minded as well as very good team working skills
  • Very good computer and programming skills: e.g. Matlab, C++, Java, and Python
  • Fluency in English, any other language will be an advantage


Hiring Manager: Michael Meyer

For questions, please feel free to get in touch with Francesca ( )


Applications should include a short motivation letter, a CV (in English) and a record of transcript.


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of innovative decisions! With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls! You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

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Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

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We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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