Fully funded DAAD International Internship in Germany for 2021


Application for Interns Closes: September 15, 2021

The German internship program is now open for international candidates to participate in the Émigré Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP). 

DAAD programs are trying to create positive relations with countries and this internship program is just an example of this goodwill.

About this Position?

Émigré Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP) Internships was founded in 1965 and Professors Louise Holborn and George Romoser was the founder of this Internship with the assistance of many scholars of German affairs, especially in the contemporary history and social sciences, and with the planning aid and financing of various German offices also interested in encouraging the development of future generations of German experts.

Scholarship Type: Internship


DAAD is offering the following benefits to successful applicants;

  • EUR 1,800 monthly stipend will be paid to the interns in Germany
  • DAAD will also cover the medical insurance of interns
  • DAAD  interns will obtain housing in Berlin and they will receive support from DAAD on a continuous basis

How To Apply:

Application Form
Please type your application form, handwritten materials will not be accepted. Make sure to answer all questions on the form completely. Do not fill in any blanks with the phrase “see attached,” even if you must refer to additional material. Do not forget to sign your application.

2. Resume
Please submit your resume in chronological form. This Lebenslauf must be in German. Narrative or paragraph-form resumes are not acceptable. Your name should appear on each page.

3. Short Essay (in German AND English)
The essay should be no longer than 3 pages (1.5 space, pt.12) and should answer the question of why you are interested in the EMGIP-Bundestag Internship. You should mention the career goals you hope to achieve by completing an internship at the Bundestag.

4. Three Letters of Recommendation
Submit three (3) original letters of recommendation printed on university letterhead from professors (not lecturers or TAs) at North American institutions in your major and relevant fields of study. The letters should be sent to:

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

AND a scan of the letters should be emailed to grandel [at] daad [dot] de. It is your responsibility that the recommendations are received on time.

5. Transcripts
Submit official transcripts of all post-secondary studies, including explanations of the grading systems.

6. DAAD language evaluation form / Sprachzeugnis
This document should be signed by a faculty member of the German Department at your institution or by a Goethe-Institute. We cannot accept Fulbright forms nor can we accept evaluations from teaching assistants. 

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  • Students must be fluent in spoken German and possess excellent writing skills.
  • Ph.D. students and German Nationals are not eligible.
  • International students who are enrolled in a full-time course of study in the U.S. or Canada may also apply.
  • Canadian and U.S citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
  • Students must be fluent in spoken German and possess excellent writing skills.


  • Organization: DAAD
  • Units: Émigré Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP) 
  • Degree Level: Internship
  • Grants: Fully Funded Internship
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Available Grants: Not Stated
  • Nationality: USA and Canadian citizens/resident
  • To access Grant: Germany