Bitte beachten Sie: Aufgrund der Auswirkungen des IT-Sicherheitsvorfalls vom 06.07.2024 sind alle auf endenden E-Mail-Adressen temporär nicht erreichbar.
Hier gelangen Sie zu den Notfall-Kontaktmöglichkeiten.

Please note: Due to the recent IT security incident on July 6, 2024, all email addresses ending in are temporarily unavailable.
Click here to see the current emergency contact options.


Internship Overseas

How about an internship overseas during your studies?

We support your project either with the Erasmus+or the Promos scholarship. Unfortunately, we are unable to find or arrange an internship for you, but we can make it easier for you financially. Only mandatory internships Social Work transnational can be supported with Erasmus +, other internships can be supported by Promos

All information about the funding and how to apply for it can be found here.

Deadline for the funding

If you start your internship between January and June, the application deadline is November 15 of the previous year.

If you start your internship between July and December, the application deadline is April 15 of the same year.

Requirements for the funding:

  •  The internship must last at least 60 days
  •  It must be a full-time job
  • The internship must be related to the course of study
  • You must be enrolled at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
  • Erasmus+ scholarships are granted only to those students who have to do their mandatory internship abroad

Application documents

  • signed English CV, please include your adress and your phone number
  • current proof of enrollment                                          
  • bank details (for the scholarship)
  • copy of your passport, should be valid up to six months after your return
  • letter of motivation (1/2 upt to 1 page) iin letterform in English, how to write it   (available only in German)
  • letter of recommendation of one of the lecturers at your faculty, do not choose someone from the Studium Generale or someone from the language center, as it needs to be someone who can judge your academic performance in your field of study
  • language certificate  DAAD language certificate/TOEFL/IELTS (at least B2), in the language, you will do your internship
  • application form
  • certificate of achievement with average grade in English from HIS portal
  • internship contract with the firm´s address and the exact dates of the internship, can be handed in later

Please submit all application documents via E-Mail to Ruth Conrads conradsr(at) at the International Office until the deadline.

A selection committee decides on the awarding of Erasmus + Scholarships Overseas (only for mandatory internships that have to be carried out abroad) and Promos Scholarships according to the following criteria:

  •     Well formulated and justified letter of motivation.
  •     Good knowledge of English or knowledge of the language in which the internship will take place
  •     Good grade point average
  •     Voluntary commitment
  •     Good letter of recommendation in English

Scholarships are awarded according to the quality of the application, if the budget of Erasmus + is exhausted, Promos will be awarded. There is no entitlement to funding, funds are limited. We look forward to receiving your application in time for the deadline. Submit the documents by E-mail at

Any questions or uncertainties?

Contact: Ruth Conrads

Building 1, Room 11,

Tel: +49 (0)69 1533 3843


The Erasmus+ scholarship is only a partial scholarship.

For your mandatory internship abroad you will be granted two monthy rates of 700,00 Euro and travel expenses, depending on the distance of your destination of travel.

The following top ups are possible:

  • Students and graduates with a disability of GdB 20 or more or with a chronic illness, 150,00 Euro
  •  Students and graduates who are studying abroad with children, 150,00 Euro
  • first-time academics (students and graduates from a non-academic home), 150,00 Euro
  • working students and graduates, 150,00 Euro
  • for sustainable travel: 50 EUR one time

Only one of the top ups of 150,00 Euro may apply, not cummulative.

Travel allowance depending on distance, a copy of the airline ticket must be submitted as proof:


Travel Allowance

10 - 99 KM

23 EUR

100 - 499 KM

180 EUR

500 - 1999 KM

275 EUR

2000 - 2999 KM

360 EUR

3000 - 3999 KM

530 EUR

4000 - 7999 KM

820 EUR

8000 KM or more

1500 EUR


If you receive a Promos scholarship then you can expect 2 - 3 residence rates depending on the country. Depending on the travel destination you will be granted monthly rates from 350 - 550 Euro.

The Promos Scholarship is only a partial scholarship and will not be sufficient to fund your entire stay.


For more funding opportunities please look here. Please always research all deadlines in a timely manner.



Ruth ConradsOverseas Student Mobility Coordinator
Building 1, Room 9
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748

Open Office:




13:00 – 15:00 p.m.




10:00 – 12:00 a.m.


Please keep in mind that we cannot answer the phone during the open office hours.


No office hours on July 23rd, on July 25th from 1 to 3 p.m.

International OfficeID: 5210
last updated on: 02.07.2024