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Fields of activity within the FJN (Voluntary Social Year in Science, Technology and Sustainability)

You will complete your voluntary service within defined activities in a deployment site oriented towards the common good. Under the supervision of skilled employees you will receive optimal guidance.

Deployment sites may be research institutions, universities, municipalities, associations, research companies or companies dedicated to sustainable energy generation.

Examples of deployment sites:

  • Institutions for product development in areas relating to information technology and the medical field
  • Companies and research institutions in the environment and energy technology sector
  • (such as manufacturers and providers of wind turbines and solar plants, agencies for renewable raw materials)
  • Institutions of Natural Science (such as marine research)


The ijgd find deployment sites and help with the selection process. We advise you in formal matters and ensure a pedagogical support during seminars and during the FJN through regular visits to the deployment site.