Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany

A semester of study at one of the UAS7 universities in Germany followed by a one-semester professional internship at a company or research institute in Germany

The Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS7), in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), would like to invite you to apply for this unique educational experience involving one semester of study at one of our universities, followed by a six-month internship in a company or research institute in Germany.

This is an excellent opportunity to put Germany on your resume: In-depth international study as well as internship experience.

You will study for a full semester together with German and international students at one of Germany's leading universities of applied sciences. You will have the opportunity to apply your academic and professional skills in a five to six months hands-on supervised internship in Germany

Deadline Information

Deadline: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Eligibility Requirements

A selection committee composed of UAS7 academics and international education experts will select the SIP Scholarship grantees. To be considered for the SIP program, students have to meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Full-time students in good academic standing currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited US or Canadian college or university.
  • Currently enrolled as Sophomores or Juniors in one of these fields - engineering, science, life sciences; business, management, economics; architecture, art, design; journalism, social work.
  • Outstanding academic record and personal integrity, as proven by academic achievement and letters of recommendation.
  • Hold U.S. or Canadian citizenship or be a permanent resident thereof. Foreign nationals are eligible if they have been full-time students at an accredited US or Canadian university for more than one year at the time of application and intend to return to the US or to Canada after the scholarship period to complete their Bachelor's degree.
  • A well-defined study and internship proposal for their stay in Germany.
  • Submit the DAAD language evaluation form with their application, although German language competency is not a mandatory requirement of the program. (If you do NOT have any prior knowledge of German, you do not need to submit this form!)
  • Have an interest in contemporary German and European affairs and be able to convincingly relate the significance of their stay in Germany to their future academic studies and aims and/or professional goals.
  • An age limit of 32 at the start of the grant period.

Application Process

The following materials are required for a complete application:

  • Application form
  • Resume/CV
  • Study Plan/Internship Plan
  • Statement of Support
  • Language Evaluation
  • Faculty Letter of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript

Refer to the opportunity website for additional information on how to submit these materials.