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Berlin Internships

Winter: 14 January–12 April 2023 (approx.)
Spring–Summer: 13 May–9 August 2023 (approx.)
Fall: 9 September–6 December 2023 (approx.)

Application Deadlines:
Winter: 15 October 2022
Spring–Summer: 1 February 2023
Fall: 1 August 2023

Intern in Berlin, the capital of Germany—a historic and cultural center, and the spirit of a united, modern Germany. Professional internships are available in all industries any time of the year, e.g., business, marketing, management, finance, communications, tourism/hospitality and hotel and restaurant management, mechanical engineering, banking, retail, parliament/government, design, banking, media, theater, and municipal and public administration. In addition to offering important pre-professional experience, the Berlin program enhances one’s command of the German language.

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Contact Us

Tony Brown
3113 JFSB
(801) 422-7012


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Frequently Asked Questions
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More Information

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Students are required to enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester (this means 6 credit hours per term of spring–summer combined). Interns may choose from the following courses according to language skills:

GERM 311R—Advanced Conversation (5 variable credit hours)
GERM 399R—Academic Internship (3 credit hours)
IAS 380R—Proofs of Cultural Immersion (3 credit hours)
IAS 399R—Academic Internship: International (7 variable credit hours)

If students are not German majors or minors, they are encouraged to earn additional credit from their major and minor areas.

Participants may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Interns: $4,900–5,400

Includes BYU Latter-day Saint undergraduate full-time tuition, housing, internship placement, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include preparation course tuition, airfare, personal expenses, or meals.

Accompanying spouses: $3,600–4,100

Includes BYU Latter-day Saint undergraduate tuition for 3 credits, housing, internship placement, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include preparation course tuition, airfare, personal expenses, or meals.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Students majoring in the Humanities who complete the preparation course and register for 3 hours of GERM 399R qualify for a College of Humanities program discount that ranges from $1,500–2,500, depending on one’s FAFSA score. Students minoring in the Humanities who fulfill the aforementioned requirements receive half support. Contact Dr. Brown for details.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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Students do not need prior experience in German to do an internship in Berlin.

Students are required to participate in the prep course, IAS 369R, during the second block of fall semester (for winter semester internships) or the second block of winter semester (for spring–summer and fall internships). Part-time BYU students and non-BYU students pay an additional $300 (approx.) tuition fee for enrolling in the required pre-departure class.

Passports must be valid for at least six months beyond the end of the program and have at least two blank pages.

Accompanying spouses need to be credit-bearing participants on the program; they will need to apply online and take the preparation course.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Students will live in an apartment and are responsible for providing their own meals. Accommodations include a refrigerator, dishwasher, and cooking and laundry facilities.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Priority Deadline:
Fall: 1 February 2023

Application Deadlines:
Winter: 15 October 2022
Spring–Summer: 1 February 2023
Fall: 1 August 2023
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Tony Brown, Professor of Russian
3113 JFSB
(801) 422-7012
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.