Summer Research: University of Konstanz

Top-level research, excellence in teaching and studies, internationality and interdisciplinary collaboration have stood for the University of Konstanz since its foundation as a Reform University in 1966. This clear orientation soon led to a unique profile that is defined not only through high quality but also through innovation, creativity and a distinct zest for research. Students have participated in research programs in areas such as Human Biology, Cell and System Biology, and Pharmacology and Toxicology.


Credit Equivalency: 5.0 credits at U of T = 60 ECTS. Note: Instead of getting a transcript from the host university, admitted students must enroll in an Independent Research (or similar) course in the equivalent department at U of T.

Pre-approved credits: CSB397Y0, PCL397Y0

Research projects: CSB and PCL students can apply to Department of ChemistryDepartment of Biology. Others can apply to projects in the field of Molecular and Behavioural Ecology. 

Housing: On-campus housing is not available, but the partner will help in securing housing

Funding: Students applying to the University of Konstanz for 12 weeks should also apply for Globalink Research Award. Successful GRA applicants will not be considered for the $3000 CIE funding and IE Award because the GRA amount is the greater of the two. Students will receive a Baden-Württemberg Scholarship of 500€ a month for 3 months.

  • Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science
  • Program Type: Research
  • Accepting Applications: No
  • Application Deadline: December 3, 2020
  • Timeline: 12 weeks, May-August
  • Country: Germany
  • City: Konstanz
  • Institution: University
  • Language of Study: English
  • Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
  • Credit: Yes
  • 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 of IE Award and/or funding from host institution and/or GRA
  • Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 2.5 and 2+ years of study completed