Internships and Research Stays Abroad

  Markus Höppner Copyright: © Martin Braun  

Thanks to my stay abroad, I have become even more open-minded and now have friends all over Europe. The borders of Germany are now not necessarily the borders that restrain me in my life.

Markus Höppner



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Internships Abroad


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Apart from study abroad, there are other exciting opportunities to gain experience of living and working in another culture as part of your degree, such as internship placements, clinical traineeships, and parts of the "practical training year" for students of medicine.

Opportunities Provided by the International Office

Here you can find all of the International Office's internship and research programs as well as respective funding possibilities.

Opportunities and Information Services at RWTH

There are some University institutions and university related initiatives concerned with providing interested students with internship opportunities.

Support with your application

If you would like to apply for an internship abroad, the Career Center helps you with lots of useful application tips and application advising.

Further Information on Organisations and Funding Opportunities

A host of organisations offer internship placements and provide support for study or work abroad projects. For further information, please visit our web page listing selected organisations and funding opportunities for international internships.


Participate and win

Internship abroad, study or research abroad as a free mover or organized by the faculty?


Opportunities for Internships Abroad

Opportunity Information
RISE worldwide (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Program RISE
Internship UK – Student Work Experience in the UK! Internship UK
Hacking Ruby in San Francisco YOKUDO Info.pdf
VIBE Internships

Internship in India: Global Business & IT

VIBE Internships
KULTURWEIT Voluntary Service of the Foreign Office
GIZ Partner for Prospectives Worldwide Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Contact Singapore – work, invest and live in Singapore
AIESEC (Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) AIESEC
IAESTE – International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience IAESTE
Internship program: "Russia in Practice" DAAD
study @ HIT Internship Programmes HIT Internship Programmes 2020 – Internship Opportunities in the Netherlands