Internships in our projects available offers an Internship program for international doctoral students and early postdocs (up to three years past the Ph.D.) to join an project for periods of up to three months. This year’s application deadline is September 1st, 2017!

Applicants must choose a suitable host for the time of the internship in advance. Any PI of a current project in Germany is eligible to act as supervisor. Beyond meeting with the supervisor on a regular basis successful candidates will be offered additional support in the form of adequate workspace and access to equipment as well as funding for experiments. will fund the travel of the intern to and from Germany up to 1500€ and a stipend of monthly 1000€.

For more information about, an overview of participating projects and contact data of principal investigators visit:


Please submit a 2-page (maximum) personal statement including an outline of your ideas for the internship. Additionally, please provide your CV, sample writings, and two letters: one letter of commitment of the potential hosting institution in which the host commits to provide adequate workspace. In a second letter the potential supervisor needs to affirm that s/he will act as supervisor and hold at least weekly meetings with the intern and that s/he will provide access to equipment and funding for experiments.

All application documents must be submitted as a single pdf to ein The application deadline is September 1st, 2017 and applicants will be notified by September 30th, 2017.

Applications are evaluated and ranked by the steering committee of with respect to the following criteria: scientific quality, thematic matching of the proposal to the host project as well as diversity matters.