The German Institute for International and Security Affairs offers a fully funded scholarship!

SWP offers a limited number of three-month full-time internships for highly motivated students. Particularly interested in attracting young academics in political science and related social sciences (economics, law, administration, occasionally also regional studies, ethnology, or journalism).


For more opportunities go to: Europe


Organization: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, SWP) advises political decision-makers on international politics and foreign and security policy.


Duty Station: Berlin, Germany


Open To:  bachelor’s/master’s degrees


Timeframe:  not mentioned


Deadline: 31 March 2020


Job description: Assisting with all tasks within the research division, especially research projects, and producing documentation and background reports for research division members. Preparing reports of conferences and meetings, Literature research, Editing academic texts, researching and evaluating materials, helping to prepare meetings and conferences, General administrative tasks


Qualifications: Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken), Good end-user IT skills (Word, Excel, web browsers), Your own ideas about what you wish to achieve during the internship, Interest in policy consultation and communication, Commitment, ambition, teamwork and social skills.

Wage/Fees: Interns at SWP receive €300 per month


Application process: Motivational letter (maximum one page), C.V. For a mandatory internship: confirmation that the internship is a formal requirement, including required duration (copy of relevant passage from degree regulations or letter from university), Bachelor’s degree certificate (or evidence of completion of Grundstudium for Magister/Diplom/Staatsexamen students), Interim and leaving certificates, References, work references (if available) (copies), Valid confirmation of student status (copy) or university confirmation of application for a place on a master’s degree course (original, must include expected enrolment date), Residence permit (non-EU/EEA applicants, copy), If a public or private body has awarded funding for your internship, please supply documentation (including amount).


Useful links: SWP Internship; SWP Application


Contact Information: SWP Contacts


edited by Chiara D’Ambrosio

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