Internship Scholarships for International Students at Goethe University in Germany

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • Germany, Germany
  • Apply Before : June 30, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 206469
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Fields of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully FundedPartially Funded
  • Duration 4 Months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Goethe University Internship Scholarships applications are now open to international students in Germany. These internship scholarships are towards professional or academic advancement, particularly for applicants needing financial support during their internship programs. International students in bachelor’s, master’s, or state exam programs in all subject areas can apply for this opportunity.

The Goethe University Internship Scholarships’ maximum amount is €500 per month for a full scholarship and €250 per month for a partial scholarship. These amounts are available for four months with no extension possibility. The scholarship period’s measurement is as per the duration and expected internship period. Upon the funding period completion, the beneficiaries must submit an employer confirmation to the International Office about the successful completion of the internship.

Important Dates and Details

Applications Status: Open

Applications ‌Close: 30 June and 31 October 2023

Host Organization: Goethe University

Location: Germany

Degree Level: None

Gender: Male/Female

Number of Opportunity: N/A

Scholarship Duration: 4 Months

Funding Type: Fully and Partially-Funded

Eligible Country: All

Benefits of the Goethe University Internship Scholarships

The Goethe University Internship Scholarship’s total funding is €500 per month for a full scholarship and €250 per month for a partial scholarship. Please remember that no extension in the period of the Scholarship is possible.

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants should meet the following requirements to apply for the Goethe University Internship Scholarships:

  • Applicants can be from any nationality;
  • Provide a preliminary confirmation by the employer who employs the student as an intern;
  • An internship contract, a letter of recommendation by a lecturer at Goethe University confirming that the internship will advance the applicant’s studies (if applicable);
  • Provide written confirmation from the respective examination office;
  • Scholarships are not available for Ph.D. studies, second-degree studies, or for students of further training master programs;
  • Students who are eligible for BAföG cannot apply for the Scholarship regardless of their present financial situation;
  • Scholarships are available in proportion to available budget resources;
  • Applicants must have enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s, or state exam programs in any subject

Selection Criteria for Internship Scholarships

Please note that a selection only occurs if the number of applications exceeds the available scholarships. Selection criteria, in this case, are as follows:

  • Previous study performance of applicant;
  • Academic or vocational value of the internship to the studies course;
  • The financial situation of the applicant;
  • Priority will go to applicants from non-EU countries in case of equal qualification.

Required Materials for the Goethe University Internship Scholarships

The application package for Internship Scholarships at the University of Goethe comprises the following documents:

  • Confirmation of enrolment
  • Passport size photo
  • Curriculum Vitae/CV
  • Transcript of Records
  • Internship contract or a confirmation from the employer
  • A letter of recommendation from a university professor explaining the applicant’s academic achievements and course of studies to date
  • The last three months’ bank statements
  • Certificates on voluntary activities (Optional)
  • Any evidence clarifying the applicant’s social situation and supporting the application justification (Optional)

Note: The recommendation letter is confidential, and the applicant should send it directly to the International Office or handed over in a sealed envelope.

How to Apply to the Internship Scholarships?

To apply for the Goethe University Internship Scholarships, please complete and sign the online Application Form and attach all required documents. Applicants can submit their application package personally to the International Office or send it by post within the respective application period to the following address:

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

International Office

Ms. Susen Wessely

Campus Westend / PEG-Gebäude

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6

60629 Frankfurt am Main



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For further information about this Scholarship, please visit the official website of Goethe University or read the application requirement guides.


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