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Have you always been interested in physics? Or have you only recently discovered how much physics has to do with your daily life? If you are curious now, then take a look and see how much we have to offer you here at PTB!

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Individuelle Betreuung, beste technische Ausstattung, anspruchsvolle Projekte und die Zusammenarbeit mit Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern – diese Rahmenbedingungen machen eine Ausbildung in der Physikalisch-Technischen Bundesanstalt (PTB) zu etwas Besonderem. Dabei reicht das Spektrum der Ausbildungen von handwerklichen und Industrie-Berufen bis zum Dualen Studium. Interessierte können sich noch bis zum 4. Oktober 2021 auf unsere Ausbildungsplätze für 2022 bewerben unter www.ptb.de/azubi.

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Dr.-Ing. Prof. h. c. Frank Härtig, Vice President of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), assumed the presidency of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO) on 3 September 2021. Over the next three years, he will spearhead this non-governmental federation of 42 member organizations concerned with the worldwide advancement of measurement technology. Härtig's appointment to his new post came during the 2021 edition of the IMEKO World Congress, which was held digitally this year.

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maßstäbe - the popular-science magazine of PTB

Are you already familiar with our scientific journal Opens internal link in current windowmaßstäbe? (It is available in German only.) By the way, you can subscribe to it free of charge! Or look and see which Opens internal link in current windowbrochures we have to offer which will acquaint you with the whole PTB, a part of it, or an important PTB topic.