DESY Summer Student Programme 2017

Application deadline is 31 Jan 2017

Each summer DESY offers undergraduate students in physics or related natural science disciplines the possibility to participate in the research activities of the laboratory. In 2017 the program takes place from July 18 to September 7.

Selected candidates join in the day-to-day work of research groups at the DESY Laboratory in Hamburg or Zeuthen (Berlin) and participate in one of these activities.
While the work in the groups is the main activity, there will also be a series of lectures (given in English) related to the research done at DESY. Visits to the accelerators and experiments are also included in this programme.
If you want to apply please check if you fulfill the conditions.
The application period for the 2017 programme will be 20 Dec 2016 – 31 Jan 2017.

Qualifications:

  • Please take note that due to regulations for paid traineeships in Germany we can only accept students that are enrolled at their university for the whole period of the summerstudent programme.
  • Applicants should have completed, by the summer of 2017,at least three years of full-time studies at university level in physics or related natural science disciplines. The main target audiences are students who in summer 2017 are at the following two stages:
    – they are about to obtain their Bachelor degree
    – they have a Bachelor degree and are within the first year of studies for a Master degree.
    Applicants who already obtained a master-degree or will obtain the master degree in 2017 are not accepted.
  • Applicants should not have previously been at DESY as a summer student

Please note that all applicants should have a good working knowledge of English, some basic computing skills and are committed to attend the whole programme.

Duration and dates: The Summer student programme takes place from July 18 to September 7 2017. The students are expected to stay for the full period.

Allowances: DESY Summer Students will be paid a subsistence allowance to cover living expenses for a single person.
Travel expenses:Travel expenses will be subsidized.

Application Process

Begin application here

For more information check out the FAQs and Webpage

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