If you are planning an internship in another European country, it is best to apply for the ERASMUS program. This page provides information on funding opportunities other than ERASMUS. You should apply for scholarships well in advance (usually 6 -12 months before the intended stay abroad).
Hof University grants travelling allowances or partial scholarships – provided that funds are granted to Hof University by DAAD (PROMOS) - for following funding lines starting from 1st January 2018:: Study programs, Internships, Specialized courses/ summer schools, Final thesis - all beyond EU/ERASMUS
Necessary Documents for 2018 (1st January till 31st December 2018):
Online application form
25th Januar 2018 for abroad stay starting from 01st January 2018
17th Juni 2018 for abroad stay starting from 01st August 2018
The Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts provides funding for promoting the internationalization of Bavarian universities. Universities can use these funds to award scholarships for study stays or internships abroad.The application process is combined to the application process of PROMOS (Please use these documents).
The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) is an international, politically neutral and independent organization which assists students in finding and financing an internship abroad. While the focus lies on technical subjects, students from other subject areas may also find suitable offers.
The application deadline for internships in the summer semester (April to October) is 30 November each year. Please submit the application form to the Career Service. Short-term offers may be available all year. If you are interested in one of these offers please contact the Career Service.
"RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) worldwide" is a scholarship program of the German Academic Exchange Service. Targeting bachelor’s students in the fields of sciences and engineering, it provides assistance with finding a position as research intern. Participants must be in the 5th semester or below.
The scholarship includes:
Application documents (in English or the language required in the call for application)
If you have any further questions please contact the Career Service.
BAYHOST is the Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. It offers scholarships for study stays in Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, and Slovakia.
The Bavarian University Center for Latin America promotes cooperation between Bavarian and Latin American universities. It provides information on universities and higher education systems in Latin America, as well as offering scholarships.
If you intern abroad for a couple of months, you may apply for a grant under the Federal Education Assistance Act.
In order to be eligible for funding, the internship must be mandatory according to the exam regulations of your study program and last at least 12 weeks. In addition, applicants must have completed one year of studies before beginning the internship.
Further information (in German) on the application process is provided here.