Scholarship offered by the Bavarian State Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Affairs (StMAS)

Do you want to do a short internship in another European country and don't know how to finance it? The Bavarian State Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Affairs offers financial support to students registered at LMU.

Depending on the destination country, the scholarship's travel allowance is currently between 600 and 800 euros. Consult your faculty as to whether internships abroad can be accredited for your studies.

Short and sweet — here's how it works:

  • Search independently for an internship
  • Write an email including your basic details to LMU Career Services
  • Complete and have the Placement Offer signed
  • Apply online via MoveON (at least four weeks before the start of the internship)
  • Receive a confirmation from LMU Career Services
  • Where appropriate: Complete further steps to receive your first scholarship installment
  • Send your final documents via MoveON in order to receive the second installment

Grant requirements

To apply for the StMAS Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Internship is in another European country (but not in your own home country)
  • You are registered at LMU

  • Full-time internships of 30 hours or more per week or 12 hours of instruction per week for teaching internships.
  • Voluntary and mandatory internships
  • Types of internships:
    • Regular internships at all kinds of institutions (companies, NGOs, hospitals, etc.)
    • Teaching internships at foreign schools
  • Paid (up to 1000 euros/month) and unpaid internships
  • Relevant to your degree program
  • Internship duration of at least 53 to a maximum of 59 days. Please check the length of your internship. The Erasmus+ Programme usually funds longer internships.

From the initial application to receipt of your final documents

Please email the following information to praktika.s-a@lmu.de before you apply:

  • Exact date of the beginning of your internship (e.g. Monday, the...)
  • Exact date of the end of the internship (e.g. Friday, the...)
  • Location of your internship
  • Country of your internship
  • Your faculty at LMU (number and name)
  • Name of the your internship institution
  • Scholarship: StMAS

After this, you'll receive a link to the application portal from us.

Without these basic details we can't process your application!

Application deadline: latest four weeks before the start of your internship!

Please apply through the MoveON portal. To use this, you have to register with your LMU email address. Please select the online form "Bewerbung Stipendium Auslandspraktikum" (Scholarship Application for Internships Abroad) in the portal.

The following documents must be uploaded to apply for the StMAS Scholarship:

What happens after I have handed in my application?

Once we've received all of the documents listed above, the first scholarship installment will be disbursed.

  • Internship certificate, which is issued by your employer and includes the beginning and ending dates of your internship.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses: Please make sure you only depart home after the last day of your internship.
  • Internship report (DOC, 69 KB)
  • Your registration certificate — if the confirmation submitted with your application doesn't cover the entire period of your internship.
  • Career tip: Your internship provider can issue a qualified reference for you. This reference looks great in future applications!

Please upload all final documents in one go to the MoveON portal no later than 30 days after concluding your internship. You will have already received the link to this portal with your application.

For more detailed information on the documents mentioned above as well as on StMAS internship mobility, please refer to our checklist (PDF, 152 KB).

Further information

  • Conducted by SINIK (Student Initiative for Intercultural Competence)
  • When you have provided us with your basic details, we will automatically inform you of the next training session.

Contact

Do you have any further questions on this program? Then you're welcome to contact us for a consultation!

Iris Geise

Career Service

International Internships

Send an email

+49 89 2180-1359

This project is funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Affairs (StMAS).

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