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Internships Abroad

An internship abroad is the perfect way to not only build intercultural and soft skills but also to gain new impulses for the future career. An internship is best for those students who have already reached a certain academic level and can apply their theoretical knowledge to everyday work situations. The International Office supports students during the internship search and especially with scholarships for internships abroad.

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Getting Started

An internship abroad usually has to be organized more independently than study abroad. However, the International Office has several offers to help you be well prepared for your internship abroad:

Checklist for Your Stay Abroad

Don't forget anything!

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E-mail Inquiries

General inquiries: going-abroad
Erasmus+ study abroad: erasmus-outgoings

Office Hours

(Only) Erasmus+ Study Abroad:

Office hours via telephone/zoom: by prior arrangement
Tel.: 0231 755-6247

Office hours in presence: only with appointment
Tue 9:00-12:00

General Inquiries - Outgoings (Studies/Internships/Short Programs):

No Office Hours:  Please note that the office hours will not take place for three weeks beginning 1.10. Afterwards they will only take place 1x/week until the end of the winter semester. If you have any questions we suggest that you take advantage of the office hours in September (see below).

Office hours (through 30.9.) via telephone/Skype/Zoom: without appointment, open
Tel.: 0231 755-4728 / Skype: laura-hope
Mon 13:00-15:30      
Tue   9:00-11:30        
Wed  13:00-15:30    

Office hours (through 30.9.) in presence: only with an appointment
Wed 9:00-11:30