Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

The Europe Center
Cologne Cathedral - Koelner Dom, Germany
Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

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The Europe Center, with support of the Stanford Club of Germany, is sponsoring graduate research visits and internships with German companies and research institutes in the summer of 2020. 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 of up to $9,000 will be 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.


  • 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.  Coterminal students are not eligible for this program.
  • The applicant cannot have his/her graduate degree conferred before the completion of this internship.

Application Process

  • Application Period Opens:  Monday, September 23, 2019.
  • Application Deadline:  Monday, December 2, 2019.
  • 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 by Wednesday, December 18th.
  • Interviews will be conducted by Friday, January 17th.
  • Final selection decisions will be announced by Monday, January 27th.


Past Internship and Research Reports

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