Advanced students of engineering from one of eight Colombian universities that are parties to the agreement initially spend one semester at a German university and then complete a 4 to 6-month industrial internship.

Who can apply?

Advanced students of engineering from the following participating universities:
Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria Julio Garavito, Bogotá
Universidad del Valle, Cali
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín
Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá
Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla
Universidad EAFIT, Medellín
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

What is supported?

One study semester at a German university followed by a 4 to 6-month industrial internship

Duration of funding

12 months


Co-funded by the Colombian Ministry of National Education, the Colombian institutions ICETEX and COLCIENCIAS and the DAAD]
  • Preparatory German language courses in Colombia (DAAD/ university)
  • Costs of outward and return travel (ICET./COL.)
  • 2-month intensive language course in Germany including costs of accommodation and pocket money of 410 euros a month during this period (DAAD)
  • One-off start-up allowance of 460 euros (DAAD)
  • Medical, accident and personal liability insurance (DAAD)
  • Monthly partial scholarship of 250 euros for 10 months (DAAD)
  • Monthly partial scholarship of 500 euros for 10 months (ICET./COL.)
  • Tutorial supervision at German host university


Students from the above schools apply through the International Office.
Selection criteria include:
  • Academic achievements
  • Knowledge of German (at least Level B1)
A committee of advisers consisting of representatives of the four contracting parties selects candidates proposed by the universities.

More detailed information

Through the International Offices of the participating universities (see above)

DAAD Bogotá

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