Stanford University in Berlin

Krupp Internships / Praktika

For Students - Back to Germany with a Fellowship


A selection of organisations  that sponsor fellowships for American postgraduates in Germany:

  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
    Fellowships for U.S. Scientists and Scholars:
  • American Academy in Berlin
    Foreign Policy Internship for graduate students in their Public Policy Program (background in US foreign policy and international affairs is preferred):
  • Bavarian American Center (BAC), Professional Internship Program
    The Bavarian American Center (BAC) offers professional internships to graduate students/recent graduates pursuing a career in public administration or international relations:
  • Bundeskanzler-Stipendium
    für Führungsnachwuchskräfte aus den U.S.A, in cooperation with Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung:
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and the "German Committee of the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience" (IASTE)
    help to find field related internships:,
  • Deutscher Bundestag: "Internationales Parlaments-Praktikum" (IPP)
    Internship Program in cooperation with Humbold-Universität zu Berlin (duration: 5 months):
  • German-American Fulbright Commission
    Special programs for U.S. citizens:
  • International Cooperative Education (ICE)
    Summer jobs and internships:
  • The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. (KAS)
    provides stipends to German and international graduate students for further  education and graduate work, esp. for young people who want to become leaders in the fields of politics, business, science, media, and culture: (see: Begabtenförderung)
  • Robert-Bosch-Stiftung
    The Fellowship Program enables young professionals from the US to spend a year working in their professions in Germany.  Students who participated in the Krupp/Stanford Internship program are very welcome to apply to the RBS.

    The Robert Bosch Foundation in cooperation with Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW) and CDS International, Higher Education Administration Program (HEAP) also provides internships in the field of student affairs:
  • International Exchange Program (IEP)
    Arrangement of summer jobs and internships. (The IEP seems to be the successor of the former Foothill programm. See below.)