The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - Inernships


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Location (s):

  • Germany


The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. Our core mandates are applied economic research and economic policy consulting, and providing a research infrastructure. As an independent, non-profit institution, we are committed to serving the common good and, as a member of the Leibniz Association, we are predominantly publicly funded. DIW Berlin works in close cooperation with the universities of Berlin and Brandenburg and is part of the international research community.


All research departments offer the opportunity to complete scientific research internships. Moreover, internships can also be undertaken in the service departments. Information about a speculative application as well as specific internship opportunities, along with other trainee positions, are listed in the following.

DIW Berlin is constantly looking for interns for a minimum of 4 weeks to a maximum of 3 months. In case of a compulsory internship (fixed in the study regulations) a longer period is possible. An enrollment in a university is required.

The following documents/information have to be included:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Abitur certificate/Graduation diploma
  • Bachelor/Prediploma
  • Other certificates, if applicable
  • Certificate of matriculation
  • Study regulations
  • Preferred department(s)
  • Preferred time period 

Please apply only by the online form.

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Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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