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Internship Program

ONGOING Internship Program LEADERS for FUTURE (Ongoing LF) takes place on an ongoing basis. The minimum duration of the program is two weeks. The application period is approximately 1 month. The program offers the possibility to determine how flexible and content-rich the program should be. Ongoing LF is open to all age groups: whether you are a school pupil or a student, unemployed or employed, anyone can take part in this program.

Ongoing LF


The program offers an opportunity to travel to Germany and experience German culture and language hands-on. Within the program there is also the possibility to visit other European countries.


During the program you will improve your German and English language skills. There will be organized German courses to get to know better the German culture and mentality.


The program offers numerous opportunities to make new friends, establish professional contacts and form new collaborations. You will also be trained to improve your communication skills.


During the program there is an opportunity to gain unique work experience in Germany. At the same time, you will improve professional and social skills and acquire new ones.


Ongoing LF gives you an opportunity to decide for yourself how flexible and how content-rich you want the program to be. Winter or spring, summer or fall, beginning, middle or end of the month - you decide when you want the program to start and how long you want it to last. In addition, the flexibility of the program allows participants to choose whether they want to focus more on the internship or on exploring Germany and the EU.

If you want to get into the program without any other competition, you should pay attention to the program fees.

If you want to have the most favorable financial conditions, you should apply for a scholarship, however, you will have high competition.

Program Fees

The program fees cover the costs of accommodation on the Copernicus Berlin Campus, consultancy and mentoring, liability insurance, events and administration.

2 weeks - 980 EUR

4 weeks - 1.770 EUR

6 weeks - 2.750 EUR

8 weeks - 3.540 EUR

10 weeks - 4.190 EUR

12 weeks - 4.820 EUR

14 weeks - 5.470 EUR

16 weeks - 6.100 EUR

18 weeks - 6.750 EUR

20 weeks - 7.380 EUR

22 weeks - 8.030 EUR

24 weeks - 8.660 EUR


Program participants may also apply for a partial scholarship.


The partial scholarship covers half of the program fees.


On the application form you have the possibility to make a corresponding selection.


After an exchange of information, the program coordinators support the program participants in their search for a suitable internship position. The program coordinators provide advice and assistance throughout the internship and application process.  Participants also receive training on how to create a proper CV, collect complete application documents, and prepare for an interview.


Program participants will be accommodated in the comfortable and furnished apartments of the Copernicus Berlin Campus (CBC). The apartments are centrally located and consist of single and double rooms. High-speed internet and cable television are also available. In addition, there is a laundry service on campus.


CBC is located in the center of Berlin. Nearby are the sights of Berlin: Alexanderplatz, Berlin Cathedral, Museum Island, East Side Gallery, Warschauer Straße, Oberbaumbrücke and more. Numerous parks and sports facilities make life on campus pleasant and healthy. In the surrounding area you can also find large shopping malls, supermarkets, organic food stores, bakeries, pharmacies, hospitals, gyms, tennis courts, swimming pools and much more. You can also walk to the famous clubs and pubs like KitKatClub, Berghain, Watergate, Matrix and others.


Copernicus Berlin Campus is also well connected by public transportation. There are several buses, subways and suburban trains nearby. So you can reach any place in Berlin in very short time.



There is no age restriction.


Applicants from all countries are welcome.


All occupations are welcome.


Good knowledge of English or German (at least B1).


Be motivated, independent and responsible.

Application documents

For the successful application is required a complete chronological curriculum vitae. It should be written chronologically and in German or English.

Application procedure

Application procedure consists of two stages:



Application period:

February 1 - February 28

May 1 - May 31

August 1 - August 31

November 20 - December 20


Selected candidates will be invited for personal interview.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

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