International internships

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You can acquire organisational, personal and intercultural skills during an internship abroad and they will help you later when you are looking for a job.

1. Finding an internship

Here we have compiled some useful links to help you find an internship abroad (only available in German). The Career Service will also support you in searching and applying for internships abroad.

Internship abroad - Company (Document in German)

Internship abroad - School (Document in German)

Stays abroad for teacher training students: How to succeed - facts and tips, DAAD (Document in German)

Internship abroad - Research (Document in German)

Internship abroad - International Organisation (Document in German)


Are you still looking for some inspiration? You will find some personal accounts from students who have already been abroad here:  


2. Checking whether accreditation is possible

You can discover how you can gain accreditation for your internship for your study course from the relevant contact persons for your subject. We have compiled a list of the contact persons for you: Contact persons for internships abroad

3. Applying for funding

The International Office can advise you on many funding opportunities for internships abroad. Apply for the following programmes with us:  

  • Funding for internships with PROMOS
    Internships outside Europe, lasting between 6 weeks and 6 months. Internships within Europe, lasting between 6 weeks and 2 months. Apply by 15 November/15 June.

School internships - which scholarships are suitable?

Other funding opportunities (selection):

4. Contact

Internships Abroad

Universität Kassel
International Office
Moritzstr. 18 (3rd floor)
34127 Kassel
Building: Campus Center

Telefon 0561/804-2539
Telefax 0561/804-3513

Office Hours:
Mon - Thu: 1 - 2 pm