Baden-Wurttemberg Work Immersion Study Program

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Oct 16, 2008 / 0 comments

The Baden-Wurttemberg Stipendium Work Immersion Study Program (WISP) is currently accepting applications from students at community and technical colleges throughout the US who are interested in spending the summer working for a German company and studying German.  WISP is a scholarship program offered exclusively to students at pursuing a 2-year degree who have a strong interest in Germany and want to gain work experience in their field in a German-language environment.  For more information, visit

The WISP scholarship includes:

-one month of intensive German language training at the Carl Duisberg Centrum in Radolfzell

-a two-month (July-August) internship placement in a German company in the participant's career field

-accommodations living in a student dorm or with a German host

-transatlantic airfare and €300 monthly stipends

-program seminars in the United States and Germany

-local support in area of placement and in US


-enrolled in a 2-year degree program at time of application

-between the ages of 18 and 27

-completed at least one semester of German (or equivalent) by start of program

-US citizen or permanent resident

Application deadline is December 1, 2008 for the program beginning in late May 2009.


For more information, and to apply online, interested students can visit: