Financial support of an internship abroad

Depending on your home country, there are various possibilities for financial support. In order to give you all the assistance you need, we compiled an overview  of some links to the possibilities of scholarship and financial support programs. In order to have a realistic chance of being supported, we recommend you to collect all necessary information on financial support matters and apply for different scholarships already at an stage of your organization. Please see a list of some of the most important German scholarship institutions in the following overview:

BaföG loans for internship abroad:

Interships are financially supported from a duration of at least 3 months. The chance of getting supported for an internship abroad is relatively high, especially if your already receive Bafög in Germany. The amount of the loans abroad is composed of different criteria and varies from person to person

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services)
Kennedy Allee 56
53134 Bonn
phone: +49 (0)228 882441
mail: auslandsstudium(at)
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) offers you different funding support options which vary among duration, field of study and the appropriate country. The following link to the website provides more information on further scholarships.

Education funds are an attractive funding option for the financing of costs arising during studies.

Oranienburger Strasse 13-14
10178 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 284443-0
fax:+49 (0)30 284443-42
mail: fulkom(at)


The probability of getting a scholarship for internships abroad is quite high.



Additionally, we recommend you to find further information on scholarships and funding options at the international academic office of your university. They can give you detailed advices on internal and subject-specific funding options. In general, every university has determined financial resources which are supposed to be used for funding a student's internship or semester abroad.