The DAAD France offers students, preferably of the humanities and social sciences, who wish to gain professional experience in Franco-German university cooperation the opportunity to complete an work placement.


  • Enrolled as a student at a German or French University
  • (Preferably) bilingual German/French
    Mother-tongue German with a good knowledge of French
    Mother-tongue French with a good knowledge of German

Main areas of responsibility

The intern will support the DAAD Paris with the following activities (depending on the season):

  • Assistance with organising meetings, seminars or conferences
  • Support the administration of scholarship programmes (electronic processing of applications, search for experts, organising committees)
  • Support the Info Service
  • Various administrative tasks


The work placements are normally for a minimum of two to a maximum of six months.

DAAD France does not offer work placements during the months of July and August.


  • Internship agreement
  • The normal working week is 35 hours
  • Remuneration for the work placement as per the legal requirements

Application procedure

Please email your application (curriculum vitae and cover letter), specifying the desired length of the work placement to Dr Christian Thimme, Director, DAAD Paris