To address the shortage of skilled labor in STEM (MINT in German) subjects, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) initiated the International MINTernship program. As part of the program, students and doctoral candidates from selected partner universities can pursue internships of up to six-months in companies in Baden-Württemberg or research internships at KIT. In addition, the program offers research internships funded by scholarships at partner universities abroad.
The aim of the program is to establish exchange and internship programs in English-speaking countries attractive for junior scientists. For students and doctoral candidates from KIT the study or research stays at the partner universities are exempted of tuition fees and funded through grants.
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At the partner universities every year there are calls for research projects for which students and doctoral candidates of the participating partner universities can apply.
Research projects on offer at KIT in 2015
Research projects on offer at KIT in 2016
Call for applications
The call and the application process for grants to pursue a research internship at KIT take place via the partner universities.
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