- 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 , at least three
years of full-time studies at university level in physics, related
natural science disciplines or computing. The main target audiences are students who in
summer 2022 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 2022 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
Duration and dates:
The Summer student programme takes place from July
16 to September 5, 2022.
The students are expected to stay for the full period.
Documents to be uploaded:
In the course of this application you will have to upload a few documents.
The uploading is to be done on the second
page of the application
(to which one gets
after the validation check at the bottom of this page).
All documents are preferably in pdf format.
- a CV (curriculum vitae), the CV should be in tabular form
only and contain personal data, educational history / relevant work
computing and other relevant work skills
(usually one or two pages are sufficient for the complete CV).
- University grade certificates (e.g. bachelor certificate, credit points,
International Applicants from Non-EU and Non-EEA Countries need a working permission for Germany. To obtain the permission the following procedure is mandatory.
There are two documents needed.
- 1. The following Certificate of Enrollment has to be filled in and stamped and signed by your university:
Certificate Of Enrollment
It is very important that the whole period of the summer student program is covered and that you use this form.
So please state that your studies began before July 1st, 2022 and will continue at least until the 1st of October 2022.
A filled example can be found here
- 2. A copy of your valid passport in English language.
Please upload both documents on the second page of the application form (which you reach after filling out this page).
The original Certificate of Enrollment has to be sent out to DESY
after we have made the selection and you have received the email
telling you that you have been accepted to the program. Please send it via courier to:
DESY Summerstudent Programme
If any of the required documents are missing your application cannot be
Please note that you need to ask your two referees for their permission
before giving their names and email addresses in this online form.
referees will get an automatic email notification with instructions where
to upload their reference letters.
At the end of the online application procedure, you will be asked to
confirm the correctness of the data you entered.
Your data will be electronically saved for 6 month and processed for the
purposes of this summer students application procedure only.
If you have any questions please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
The application starts here:
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