Application Process and required documents 

All GJU Bachelor students are to spend their fourth year in Germany. They study for one semester in one of GJU’s partner Universities, while spending the second semester doing an obligatory internship (“Studentisches Pflichtpraktikum”) of at least 20 weeks full time with a German company. 

Students are responsible to find an internship opportunity on their own. However, the International Affairs Department (contact: and the GJU Project Office in Magdeburg (contact: provide students with assistance and support in all issues related to their practical training. 

Internship offers and information about the study and internship year in Germany can also be found on the GJU Outgoing Index Facebook Group  and on the International Affairs department Facebook Page. 

Important information about the internship application process and required documents can be found by visiting the links below: 

  1. CV  
  1. CV & Cover letter check  

The SOI-team supports you with your application documents and helps you to create a customized covering letter tailored to the vacancy and company you are applying for. In addition, if you have questions concerning the internship application process and need assistance in preparing for your interview, please reach out the SOI-team: 

 Contact the SOI-team through email ( or fill in your personal details and upload your documents within the questionnaire to arrange an appointment as quickly as possible, please scan the below QR-code to the MS-form (your GJU-email address is required).  




How to search for an internship in Germany 

  • Company List  

  • Internship Search Tools, please scan the code shown below to view the list of websites that can be used to search for an internship in Germany: 




After finding an internship, an Interview  

  1. How to prepare for the interview 

  2. How to conduct the interview 

Upload Internship contract on MyGJU

It’s very important to upload your internship contract on MYGJU and receive the approval from internship team at IAD before starting your internship. You have to upload your signed internship contract (signed by you and by the company) and all the information regarding your placement on your MyGJU system, then the internship team will check, if your internship fits the criteria (e.g., internship duration, fulltime, the tasks of the internship) and verify your internship accordingly within the system. 

How to Upload an Internship contract on MyGJU?  

Required documents after the Internship 

After the student finishes the German Year, the internship certificate and report should be uploaded in MyGJU latest within two months of the next semester or in accordance with the deadlines for graduation for graduating students: