German Bundestag Internship Program (International Parliamentary Scholarships)

National Deadline: June 30, 2015
Official Website and Application


The German Bundestag Internship Program International Parliamentary Scholarships (IPS) provides the opportunity for graduates to learn first-hand about German politics by working in the office of a member of the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) for 15 weeks in Berlin.

The Award

The German parliament internship program offers young people the opportunity to get to know the German parliamentary system and political decision-making process during a 15-week work placement with a Member of the Bundestag. The International Scholarship Program is targeted to highly qualified future leaders who are interested in politics.
The German Bundestag, the German Parliament, in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin have scheduled the program for March 1 - July 31.

The scholarship covers accommodation, insurance, and travel expenses and recipients are offered a stipend of 450 euros per month.


Applicants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens who have earned their bachelor's degree
  • Be under the age of 30 by the starting date of internship
  • Have a strong working knowledge of the German language which is required


The Application

Please see official website for application details.

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