As one of the largest IT service providers in Germany, DATEV eG is one of the hidden champions of the German industry and views itself as an active driver of digitalization. Around 8,700 employees work in the company, which was founded in 1966, together with 40,000 cooperative members from the professional groups of tax consultants, auditors and lawyers, to continuously improve the business processes of 3.1 million companies, municipalities and institutions on a long-term basis.

With its high-performance data center, DATEV uses innovative cloud solutions as well as highly secure data transmission paths to partners in the German economy, such as banks, public authorities, and institutions, in addition to over 200 software products. In 2022, it reached sales of over 1.312 billion euros.


Research fields

Next Generation AI

Next Generation Computing

Next Generation Data

Next Generation Security/Trust

Next Generation Interfaces

Next Generation Industries


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What prospects does DATEV eG offer the next generation of IT professionals?

Within the framework of the Software Campus, we would like to promote innovative topics with motivated participants. The Software Campus participants should actively combine science and business practice. At DATEV we pay attention to a balance between company goals and personal goals, in line with our motto “Shaping the future. Together”. In addition to interesting technical topics, we offer competent support for students and development of personnel management qualifications.


What does DATEV eG expect from applicants to the Software Campus?

We expect the Software Campus participants to be highly motivated and exceptionally committed to working on future-oriented IT projects. Together with our experienced teams, we want to interweave academic demands and practical challenges.



So far, the following projects have been realised in cooperation with DATEV

Career Contact

Raphael Hirschmann, Personalreferent IT/ Software