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Internships Abroad.

Get a completely new perspective by combining work experience with a stay abroad and new cultural experiences.

Here we go!

First off: You have to search for an internship abroad yourself. Or you can get one through a student organization such as AIESEC, ELSA or IAESTE.

These links may also be helpful:

Click here for information about health insurance when working abroad.

Scholarships

The experience abroad is priceless. There are scholarships available to help fund the other costs associated with your internship abroad:

ERASMUS+ SCHOLARSHIP

  • The internship must be a minimum of 2 months
  • In an EU country or associated member country
  • At a company, government or non-government organizations, private and public institutions (incl. universities) as well as at diplomatic institutions of the student's home country

Detailed info

JKU STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

  • Duration: a min. of 4 weeks
  • Amounts: in Europe € 250 , outside of Europe € 500
  • Apply before the internship begins

SCHOLARSHIP FOR AN INTERNSHIP IN A NON-GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRY (must be a resident of Upper Austria)

If Upper Austria has been your official main residence for at least 1 year and you still need financial aid to help fund your internship abroad, you can also apply for a stipend from the state of Upper Austria as part of the IPS (Internationalization Program for Students). The amount is a max. of € 100 per month. In addition, you could receive a travel allowance for up to max. € 240 in Europe and a max. of € 480 outside of Europe.

Apply in the online application portal and use the form "Erasmus+ Internship: Scholarship Application" or "Other Stays Abroad: Scholarship Application" BEFORE the internship begins.

„My volunteer experience abroad was great work experience and I would not have wanted to miss it. My experiences have prepared me to embark on my career.“
Julia Goldberger, Austrian Economic Chamber Milan, 2018