Internship abroad

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

How do I find an internship and what do I need to take into account?

You will find all the important information and tips related to organising an internship and looking for one, including a summary of selected funding programmes, here: Internships abroad

Where do I find personal accounts?

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

Who do I need to contact?

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

Which funding opportunities exist?

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.

Other funding opportunities:


Felix Kraemer

Beratung zu Praktika im Ausland
Address Universität Kassel
International Office
Moritzstr. 18 (2. OG)
34127 Kassel
Building: Campus Center
Room 2118
Telephone 0561/804-3841
Telefax 0561/804-3513
Office Hours:

Di und Do, 13-15 Uhr und nach telefonischer Vereinbarung