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Info for students

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Info for students

at the UW/H

Internship Abroad

There are various funding options for an internship abroad, for example Erasmus+ or PROMOS.


To apply for funding for an internship abroad , please send the following documents to international-office(at)uni-wh.de.

  • Application form - download see below
  • Certificate of enrollment
  • Learning Agreement for Traineeships or confirmation of the internship employer (please ask for the current Erasmus+ template at international-office(at)uni-wh.de )

Please submit the documents to us at least 60 days before the start of the internship abroad . Applications received later or incomplete may not be considered. Internships in European institutions or organizations, in national diplomatic missions as well as in organizations managing EU programs are not eligible for funding.

Erasmus+ Internship

You can apply for Erasmus+ funding for internships, blocks abroad or PJ tertials that you would like to complete in one of the Erasmus+ program countries. The prerequisite is that a connection to your degree program is recognizable and that the internship comprises at least 60 days. The maximum funding period per study cycle is 12 months for Bachelor's and Master's programs or 24 months for programs with state exams. Previous Erasmus+ stays in the same study cycle will be counted towards your funding quota.

The funding amount varies depending on the country group and project (see below).

Erasmus+ funding rates with additional top-up for internships

Group 1 (450 euros per month): Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom.

Group 2 (monthly 390 euros): Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain.

Group 3 (monthly 330 euros): Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, FYROM, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey.

In addition, you will receive a top-up independent of the destination country. The amount of the top-up varies depending on the project:

Erasmus+ Project 2020 (internships that will be completed by 31.03.2023).

Top-up: 105€/month

Erasmus+ Project 2021 (internships ending after 31.03.2023)

Top-up: 150€/month

Erasmus+ Fewer Opportunities and Inclusion Support

Participants with a child and participants with a disability can receive a monthly top-up payment.

Participants with a disability can also apply for payment of real costs.

The modalities vary depending on the project.

Erasmus+ Project 2020 (internships that will be completed by 31.03.2023)

Top-up: 200€/month for participants with a child or a GdB (= degree of disability) of 30 or more

Real costs: up to 10000€/semester for participants with a GdB (= degree of disability) of 50 or more

Erasmus+ Project 2021 (internships ending after 31.03.2023)

Top-up: 250€/month for participants with a child, a GdB of 20 or more or a chronic disease

Real costs: up to 15000€/semester for participants with a GdB of 20 or more or a chronic disease

Erasmus+ Green Travel

To reduce the environmental footprint of the Erasmus+ program, green travel will be financially rewarded.

Erasmus+ Project 2020 (internships that will be completed by 31.03.2023).

We will reward green travel (train, bus, bike) with 25€ each way (50€ round trip).

Erasmus+ Project 2021 (internships ending after 31.03.2023)

You can receive a one-time top-up payment of 50€ and additional funding of up to 4 travel days for green trave. Please submit a declaration on honour (template in download area).

And then?

  • In the Outgoing Guide to Internships Abroad, you will find answers to common questions about internships abroad, and the Flowchart Internships Abroad will guide you briefly and concisely through all the relevant steps.
  • Please be sure to inform yourself about possible travel warnings before your stay.
  • If you would like to continue renting out your apartment during your stay abroad, please send us an email.

Do you have any questions? Then please contact the International Office.