UAS7: Intern in Germany

Have you always wanted to conduct research in Germany? If accepted, you could spend a semester interning alogside a researcher in one of the UAS7 universities! 
This program is through UAS7 (University of Applied Sciences 7), a strategic alliance of seven leading German Universities of Applied Sciences.
To become a reserach intern, you must apply and be accepted. The internship allows you to conduct hands-on research and work alongside teams in on-campus research laboratories and institutes. Academic credit can be earned as well if you have prior approval from your academic advisor.  These opportunities are provided during our summer months. 
Most internships are not paid. Review program schedule on UAS7’s website.  Typically UAS7 campus laboratory internships last 2-6 months; off campus internships are 5-6 months.

  • Good academic and behavioral standing
  • Must be studying in your second year or higher at the time of application
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Please check provider for additional requirements

 Funding through the Swanson School of Engineering might be possible, please watch for research and internship funding information to be sent out to all students via email. Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad. Visit our Budgeting page for more information.

Academic Description: 
Applicants for the UAS7 Internship Program select from a research laboratory projects offered by professors at UAS7 members. You can search for projects in your discipline on the UAS7 website. Past programs in these fields: Aeronautical Engineering; Architecture; Biomedical and Bioengineering; Chemical Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Energy Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Ergonomics; Food and Nutritional Science; Landscape Architecture; Life Sciences; Logistics and Management; Materials Science; Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics; Nanoscience; Physical Metrology, Technology and Applied Physics
Application Instructions: 

Please apply on Pitt's website and the UAS7 website by their deadlines which can be found here:

SAO Staff: 

Alicia JF Olalde, M.A.

Konnichiwa! After working for the JET program in Japan for just over two years, I decided to pursue a career in international education. I returned to the US via a few months of travel -slowing making my way west with many stops in stunning locations and with amazing people. Whenever possible, I continue to love exploring new countries and cultures! I have been fortunate to work both as an administrator and as a classroom educator in higher education; my areas of interest are international, adult and comparative education.  I enjoy assisting engineering students seize international opportunities! Reach out to me at!

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