PROMOS funding for internships

Through the student mobility scheme PROMOS, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to fund a range of activities including subject-specific work experience in an extra-European context. The restricted resources of this programme means that applications for funding from the PROMOS internship programme should be made early. Please come by the International Office during the opening hours and get more information about the programme.

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Who is eligible for funding?

  • All HTW students.  

What is funded?

This programme is intended to fund internships

  • Conducted in Asia, Africa or Latin America
  • With direct subject-specific relevance to the applicant's degree course
  • With a minimum duration of two months within a calendar year
  • Conducted in a public or a private company

Depending on the budget internships in North America, New Zealand or Australia may be also funded.

Internships for the winter semester have to start at the latest October 1st to be funded through the PROMOS programme.

Financial support

The students can get a funding between 600 and 1.000 euros depending on the country of destination.

Please note: PROMOS funding is not provided for a traineeship conducted in an international organization, German embassies or any German diplomatic representation. For this kind of internships does exist special DAAD funding programmes.

The application procedure

Please come first to International Office and get all information about the programme.

Places on the PROMOS programme are awarded on a first-come first-served basis. The application deadline is six weeks before the start of the traineeship except internships in wintersemester. There we have a new deadline: June 30.

The link for registration/application you will find in the box on the right hand side.

Please inform us about a need of special funding. So we can apply for it.


Please note that there does not exist any legal claim of getting the PROMOS funding.