Who can apply

  • Please take note that due to regulations for paid traineeships in Germany we can only accept students that are enrolled at their university for the whole period of the summerstudent programme.
  • Applicants should have completed, by the summer of 2021, at least three years of full-time studies at university level in physics, related natural science disciplines or computing. Please take note that large majority of projects we offer is for physics students. The main target audiences are students who in summer 2021 are at the following two stages:
    - they are about to obtain their Bachelor degree
    - they have a Bachelor degree and are within the first year of studies for a Master degree.
    Applicants who already obtained a master-degree or will obtain the master degree in 2021 are not accepted.
  • Applicants should not have previously been at DESY as a summer student
Please note that all applicants should have a good working knowledge of English, some basic computing skills and are committed to attend the whole programme.

The tentative programme period of the DESY summer student programme 2021 is July 20 - September 9.

Allowances: DESY Summer Students will be paid a subsistence allowance to cover living expenses for a single person.
Travel expenses:Travel expenses will be subsidized.