Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

Cologne Cathedral - Koelner Dom

Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

The Europe Center, with support of the Stanford Club of Germany, sponsors graduate research visits and internships with German companies and research institutes.

Internships and Research Visits at German Corporations and Institutions

Applications Open Now

The Europe Center, with support of the Stanford Club of Germany, is sponsoring graduate research visits and internships with German companies and research institutions. The objective of this program is to provide opportunities for Stanford graduate students to spend 8-12 weeks in Germany pursuing internships or performing research such as lab exchanges and collaborative research at local institutions.

  • Students may identify their target institutions based on their curricular expertise and career goals; the program provides support in locating potential host sites and in negotiating arrangements.
  • Applicants are encouraged to consider the full range of potential placement sites, from startups to established industry players and research institutions.
  • Exact start and end dates to be determined by the host and student.

Grants up to $9,000 are awarded by The Europe Center with each internship/research visit to cover the cost of travel and basic living expenses.  Awardees will be required to submit a three-page report of their experience two weeks after their return.

Eligibility

  • Graduate (PhD and Master) students are welcome to apply.
  • The applicant must have completed their undergraduate degree and must currently be an enrolled graduate at Stanford and in good standing.
  • The applicant cannot have his/her graduate degree conferred before the completion of this internship.

Application Process

  • Application Period Opens on Monday, September 20, 2021.
  • Information Session: Tuesday, October 19, 2021. This session will be held online. Please register here.
  • Application Deadline: Monday, November 29, 2021.
  • Applicants must submit a completed online application form including a resume or CV, an unofficial transcript of Stanford courses and a statement of interest. 

Selection Process

  • Students selected for interviews will be notified Wednesday, December 15, 2021.
  • Interviews will be conducted by mid-January.
  • Final selection decisions will be announced by Monday, January 24, 2022.
Yayu Monica Hew at her Internship

Internships and Research Visits in Germany

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Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

Video recording of GRIP Info Session 2021

Host and Moderator: Dr. Christophe Crombez
Panelists: Sean Friedowitz, Brandi Ransom, Martin Kamme, Danyal Mohaddes, Anna Boch, Antonia Fore, Dr. Jan Pietzsch, and Alyssa Goya.

 

Anna Boch, Danyal Mohaddes, Brandi Ransom, Sean Friedowitz, Martin Kamme

Oct. 19th GRIP Info Session

Fellowship Coordinator

 

 

Alyssa Goya

616 Jane Stanford Way
Encina Hall
Stanford, CA 94305-6165

(650) 723-0089 (fax)

adgoya@stanford.edu