HZB International Summer Student Programme 2024 – APPLY NOW

Applications are open for the HZB International Summer Student Programme 2024, from July 1 to August 23, 2024. Every summer, HZB invites 20 undergraduate students to an eight-week programme.

HZB International Summer Student Programme 2024
HZB International Summer Student Programme 2024

International students can collaborate closely with HZB scientists in fields such as Photon Science, Photovoltaics, Solar Cells/Catalysis, Electrochemical Energy Storage, Quantum and Functional Materials, and Accelerator research.

Who Can Apply?

  • Undergraduate students (not PhD candidates) in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Structural Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, Life or Environmental Sciences, or related disciplines.
  • Completed at least two years of full-time study in the major discipline at the university level.
  • You are enrolled as a student at your university during your stay at HZB from July 1 to August 23, 2024.
  • Good knowledge of English; knowledge of German is advantageous.
  • Provide a letter of reference with your application.


  • Duration of stay: July 1 to August 23, 2024.
  • Mandatory participation for the entire duration.
  • Working time: 40 hours/week.
  • 8-week internship contract to work on your project.

Benefits of the Program

  • Subsistence allowance: €1,900 gross for external participants, €1,000 gross for students from Berlin and Potsdam universities.
  • 75% subsidy for travel expenses up to €200 for EU countries and €800 for non-EU countries.

Documents Required

  1. Academic CV: Concise, in tabular and chronological form, not exceeding 2 pages.
  2. Certificate of Enrolment: Valid until the end of August 2024.
  3. Transcripts and academic degree certificate (if applicable).
  4. Copy of passport or identity card.
  5. Letter of reference: From someone familiar with your academic performance.

How to Apply

Click here to apply. Read more about the program here.



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