Student internships provide undergraduate, graduate (Bachelors and Masters) as well as PhD students opportunities to participate in real-world sustainable development research on a range of projects alongside the Department for E-Governance and Administration faculty and researchers. These positions allow undergraduates to collaborate on substantive matters of inquiry, gain meaningful insight into fields of study and the research process as a whole on a range of topics. Interns participate in all phases of research under faculty guidance; the close cooperation with the faculty and researchers’ work environments, gain hands-on professional experience and can expect to develop skills in research project management, writing, use of social media, event management and more.  Internships allow students and graduates to build their academic experience and career.

Projects vary throughout the year, but generally focus on topics including e-government, e-governance, digital participation and cooperation models, digital and social change on strategy, organization and processes, socio-technical and legal governance structures, and cyber security and security management.  


The following submission documents are required for consideration in the application procedure:

  • Letter of motivation (max. 3 pages)
  • Description of the research or project, in line with the strategic orientation and the ongoing activities of the department (max. 5 pages)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • CV / curriculum vitae
  • List of own publications (if available)



The complete documents can be submitted at any time



The duration of the stay is agreed on the basis of the type of cooperation envisaged and the contractual framework. The length of stay can be shorter (1-6 months) or longer.

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