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

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 14, 2020.
  • Application Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020.
  • 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 16, 2020.
  • Interviews will be conducted by mid-January.
  • Final selection decisions will be announced by Monday, January 25, 2021.
Yayu Monica Hew at her Internship

Internships and Research Visits in Germany

Combining academic learning with international experience

Sean Friedowitz at Brandenburg Gate

FAQs

Graduate Research and Internship Program in Germany

Have More Questions?

Please join us at the virtual information session being held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11am. Interested grad students will have the opportunity to hear from the program faculty leadership, former student participants, and staff. Please register to receive your personalized Zoom link and plan to come with your questions!

Fellowship Coordinator

616 Jane Stanford Way
Encina Hall
Stanford, CA 94305-6165
(650) 724-9656 (voice)
(650) 723-0089 (fax)
khaley@stanford.edu