Internship abroad

An internship abroad benefits both bachelor's and master's students in multiple ways along with building a strong profile for future employment opportunities. It inculcates important skills such as:

  • International experience
  • Intercultural competence
  • Practical experience
  • Career orientation
  • Contacts with employers
  • Application of (language) knowledge in practice

In addition, the international coordinator is available for consultation....

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ERASMUS+ Internship

The University of Bonn supports study-related internships abroad of 2-12 months in over 30 European countries as part of the EU's ERASMUS+ program.

  • Application deadline: Please apply approx. 2-3 months before the start of the internship at the International Coordination.

Please submit the following application documents (in person at the International Coordination Office in room 0.39 in the Juridicum, by mail or drop them in the International Coordination Office mailbox in front of the Dean's Office):

  • A letter of motivation (either in German or English) in which you explain your motivation for the internship abroad and its relevance to Economics.
  • A curriculum vitae in table form (either in German or English)
  • A current Basis Transcript of Records (for Master's students: a copy of the Bachelor's transcript)
  • Proof of English language skills (e.g. high school diploma, TOEFL, IELTS) or knowledge of the language relevant for the internship

Further information can be found on the pages of the International Office.

Other financing possibilities

  • The PROMOS scholarship program also supports study-related internships. Self-organized internships outside the ERASMUS countries without remuneration or with remuneration of less than 500 euros are funded.
  • The Carlo Schmid Program for Internships in International Organizations and EU Institutions supports interns with scholarships.
  • AIESEC arranges internships abroad.

Further information

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein..

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International Coordination


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