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Bremer Studienfonds

Funding for worldwide internships

Attention! Due to the corona situation, the first funding round (January) of the Bremer Studien-Fonds is cancelled. Applications migth be possible again on 15.06.2022.

Who can apply?
Students, graduates, and Phd-students of the University of Bremen and the other Bremen universities can apply. The central application requirement is that the reason of the stay abroad should be to further vocational qualification. Internships are therefore particularly suitable.
Graduates can only apply if they start their stay abroad within 3 months after graduation.

What is funded?
Stays abroad by highly qualified students and graduates of the University of Bremen and the other Bremen universities up to a maximum of 6 months. This excludes exchanges / internships that are mandatory in the study or examination regulations, pure study units or study-bound projects, and thesis or pure research stays without qualifying character.

What does the funding entail?
A one-time grant will be awarded, the amount of which is determined by the project requirements and the planned budget of the candidates.

Where and when can I apply?
You can apply for financial aid from the Bremer Studienfonds twice a year. The application deadlines are January 15 or June 15. The application must be sent to the International Office.

Information and Application
Terms and Conditions


Office hours in the advisory and counseling office of the International Office:

VWG Building, Room 0580
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Since our advisory and counseling office is closed temporarily due to the current situation, you can reach us during our office hours alternatively online (via Zoom).  For data protection reasons, only one person at a time can be in consultation. Please be patient if you have to wait a bit.


Mathias Bücken
Fon.: +49 421 218-60374
Email: auslandspraktikaprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Blog "Praxisschock"

Reports from internships abroad

On our blog 'Praxisschock' you will find the final reports of interns. In this way, you can experience first-hand how the adventure of an internship abroad is going for your fellow students - and maybe you'll feel like throwing yourself into the adventure yourself!