Other opportunities for a stay abroad

Programs of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), opportunities for teaching degree students, summer and winter schools. You are offered a wide range of opportunities for a stay abroad.

MIT Short Course

The course will be offered online, featuring an immersive and interactive experience that allows everyone to learn something new, engage in collaborative networking and projects, and spend a week immersed in materials design. Learn how to write AI codes, optimize multiscale materials, use additive manufacturing methods, and develop bio-inspired materials. Participants will immerse themselves in interactive lectures, labs and networking with other participants. More information about the course.
Location: MIT Live Virtual (featuring interactive lectures, labs, and networking)
Dates: June 21 to June 25, 2021
Registration is now possible. Download flyer
Fellowships are available for academic participants (students and postdocs) – please send an e-mail

Global Teaching Lab

GTL canceled for 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As part of the MIT - Germany program with the University of Stuttgart, students of STEM subjects have the opportunity to apply for a short stay at MIT in order to get to know the research landscape at MIT and to establish contacts. This is based on the prerequisite that Global Teaching Lab participants will be supported by MIT in the preparation of lessons and that they will occasionally observe and teach lessons. 

Institute partnerships by country (status: January 2020)

Disciplines: Civil engineering and surveying, geodesy

More information about requirements, application deadlines, and documents to be submitted can be obtained directly from the institutes.

Disciplines: Mechanical engineering, technology management, automotive and engine engineering

Disciplines: Mechanical engineering, technology management, engineering cybernetics

Pedagogical Exchange Service (teaching degrees)

The Pedagogical Exchange Service (PAD) is a public institution that works on behalf of the federal states to promote international exchange and cooperation in the school sector.

Information on exchange programs in the school sector, which are carried out by the PAD on behalf of the federal states, can be found on the PAD pages of the Kultusministerkonferenz (Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs). As part of the Lifelong Learning program, the PAD is also the national agency for EU programs in the school sector.

Further information, practical examples, and related links can be found on the PAD pages of the Kultusministerkonferenz. In addition, application forms and information sheets for each program are available for download.

Summer schools

International Field School in Kenya, Nairobi

  • Duration: 2 - 4 weeks, exact dates upon request

  • Duration: July 8 - 23, 2021; the decision whether the seminar will take place virtually or on site will be made on May 5, 2021.
  • Application deadline: May 31, 2021
  • Cost: US$ 1.250,-

currently not available

currently not available

(Research) internships by country

currently no internships available

Internship in different departments at the City administration of Buenos Aires

  • Dates: yearly June to August

  • Application: by February 1 for participation in the same year

Research internship at Polytechnique Montréal, Canada

  • Dates: annually, for at least 4 months between January and May

  • Applications must be submitted through the International Office, Ms. Sibylle Langer: langer@ia.uni-stuttgart.de

RISE – DAAD research internships in science and engineering

  • The program is aimed at bachelor’s degree students of natural sciences, life sciences, and engineering

  • The duration of the internships is between one and a half and three months

  • The internships take place in summer during the lecture-free period

  • Researchers from accredited university institutes and research institutions around the world offer internship projects

  • The working language is usually English

  • The DAAD helps students to find internship placements and supports them with a scholarship

Internships abroad in science and engineering via IAESTE Germany

Internships and volunteer projects via AIESEC


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