Leaders for future

ONGOING INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Professional development at any time

ONGOING Internship Program LEADERS for FUTURE (Ongoing LF) takes place on an ongoing basis. The minimum duration of the program is two weeks. The application period is approximately 1 month.

 Ongoing LF is a unique opportunity to tailor your experience according to your flexibility and content preferences. Regardless of age, background, or current employment status, this program welcomes everyone with open arms.

Whether you’re a motivated high school student looking to gain real-world experience, a university student seeking to expand your horizons, or someone who is currently employed or seeking employment, the LEADERS for FUTURE program offers a diverse and inclusive environment for all.

Unlock your potential, gain valuable skills, and expand your global perspective by joining the International Internship Program LEADERS for FUTURE. Your journey towards personal and professional growth starts here.

Ongoing Lf is

Travel

Explore Germany’s rich architecture, culture and language firsthand through our program. Plus, seize the chance to discover other captivating European destinations.

Language

Enhance your language skills in both German and English. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of German culture through organized German courses.

Networking

The program provides ample chances to forge new friendships, build valuable professional networks, and foster fresh collaborations, all while enhancing your communication skills.

Experience

Joining the program offers a chance to gain unique work experience in Germany while enhancing both your professional and social skills, as well as acquiring new ones.

Requirements

Accommodation

Program participants will be accommodated in the comfortable and furnished apartments of the Copernicus Berlin Campus (CBC). The apartments are centrally located and consist of single and double rooms. High-speed internet and cable television are also available. In addition, there is a laundry service on campus.

CBC is located in the center of Berlin. Nearby are the sights of Berlin: Alexanderplatz, Berlin Cathedral, Museum Island, East Side Gallery, Warschauer Straße, Oberbaumbrücke and more. Numerous parks and sports facilities make life on campus pleasant and healthy. In the surrounding area you can also find large shopping malls, supermarkets, organic food stores, bakeries, pharmacies, hospitals, gyms, tennis courts, swimming pools and much more. You can also walk to the famous clubs and pubs like KitKatClub, Berghain, Watergate, Matrix and others.

Copernicus Berlin Campus is also well connected by public transportation. There are several buses, subways and suburban trains nearby. So you can reach any place in Berlin in very short time.

Program fees

Without german course
With german course
2 weeks
980EUR
1,380EUR
4 weeks
1,780EUR
2,580EUR
6 weeks
2,580EUR
3,780EUR
8 weeks
3,380EUR
4,980EUR
10 weeks
4,180EUR
6,180EUR
12 weeks
4,980EUR
7,380EUR
14 weeks
5,780EUR
8,580EUR
16 weeks
6,580EUR
9,780EUR
18 weeks
7,380EUR
10,980EUR
20 weeks
8,180EUR
12,180EUR
22 weeks
8,980EUR
13,380EUR
24 weeks
9,780EUR
14,580EUR
2 weeks
4 weeks
6 weeks
8 weeks
10 weeks
12 weeks
14 weeks
16 weeks
18 weeks
20 weeks
22 weeks
24 weeks
Without german course
980EUR
1,780EUR
2,580EUR
3,380EUR
4,180EUR
4,980EUR
5,780EUR
6,580EUR
7,380EUR
8,180EUR
8,980EUR
9,780EUR
With german course
1,380EUR
2,580EUR
3,780EUR
4,980EUR
6,180EUR
7,380EUR
8,580EUR
9,780EUR
10,980EUR
12,180EUR
13,380EUR
14,580EUR

Funding opportunities

Program participants can also apply for partial scholarship or participate at their own costs.

On the application form you have the possibility to choose accordingly.

Partial SCHOLARSHIP

High competition

  • The costs for liability insurance,  social meetings, administration, welcome package, cultural events, international seminars, consulting, mentoring and workshops are covered directly by COPERNICUS BERLIN;
  • Travel expenses are not covered.
  • Participant needs to cover the cost for accommodation at the Copernicus Berlin Campus completely themselves.

own cost

Medium competition

  • Participant needs to cover all the costs completely themselves.

Application documents

For the successful application is required a complete chronological curriculum vitae. It should be written chronologically and in German or English.

Application procedure

The application procedure consists of two stages:

ONLINE APPLICATION VIA THE APPLICATION FORM

Application period: March 1, 2024 – March 31, 2024

INTERVIEW PHASE

Selected candidates will be invited for a personal interview.

Application Status

Curious about the status of your application? If you have submitted your application after September 1, 2023, you can check the status of your application at any time here.

FAQ

During the LEADERS for FUTURE Program, participants are accommodated in a comfortable and furnished apartment at the Copernicus Berlin Campus in the heart of Berlin.

The apartment consists of 3 rooms: Single bedroom, two-bed room and living room. There are only three participants in the apartment. Each participant has his/her own bed, desk, closet and private internet connection. Kitchen and bathroom are shared by the three participants.

No. Participants should take care of their own food.

No. The costs for water, hot water, heating, internet and cable TV are paid directly by Copernicus Berlin.

The internship is an important part of the LF program and is designed to provide international work experience and to develop personal and professional skills. The COPERNICUS BERLIN team will support the LF participants with advice and assistance. There will be also offered internships at COPERNICUS BERLIN.

Mostly no. Germany allows entry to travelers from most countries, regardless of their Covid-19 vaccination status but it is important to check that this information applies to you and to the country you are travelling from. More information you can find here: https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/en/service/gesetze-und-verordnungen/guv-19-lp/coronavirus-einreiseverordnung.html

YES. Berlin is considered a safe destination for international travelers but as with many other major cities, pickpocketing is somewhat common in the busy city center and crowded tourist attractions. For your safety, its best to always remain alert and be aware of your surroundings.

  • Unforgettable time in Germany
  • Improvement of German and English language skills
  • Personal and professional development
  • Intercultural communication
 
  • Networking and making friends
 
  • Learning to think critically and analytically
 

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