Summer Research: Humboldt University of Berlin

Established more than 200 years ago, in 1810, the Humboldt University of Berlin is one of the most prestigious universities not only in Germany, but in Europe. It has a world class reputation in arts and humanities fields. Students can apply to research projects in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, physics, psychology, and music.


Credit Equivalency: 5.0 credits at UofT = 60 ECTS. For research max./min. 6 ECTS

Research Projects: Humboldt Internship Program

Housing: On-campus housing is not available but Studentenwek will help in securing housing.

Funding: Students applying to Humboldt University of Berlin for 12 weeks should also apply for Globalink Research Award. Successful GRA applicants will not be considered for $3000 CIE funding and IE Award because the GRA amount is the greater of the two.

Application Requirements: Application documents listed here must be uploaded to the Student Exchange Portal (SEP) by December 3, 2019. Nominated UofT students will get an extended application period to the Humboldt International Program.

Subjects Available at Host: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Psychology, Music

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: No

Application Deadline: December 3, 2019

Timeline: 12 weeks, May-August (max. 90 days)

Country: Germany

City: Berlin

Institution: University

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Varies

Open to Programs at UofT: Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fees

Funding: $3000 + Possibility for IE Award OR Globalink Research Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 3.0 and 2+ years of studies