Common Questions about IAESTE Internships

Here you can find some answers to the most common questions we are asked. If you have a question that is not answered here, you can contact your national committee and they will be happy to help you.

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Does IAESTE provide a social programme for interns? Arrow dropdown

In most cases, a social programme will be provided by the local or national IAESTE committee. In some cases, due to logistics or geographical difficulties, it may not be possible, but interns are always put in touch with other IAESTE interns in the country.

Which countries currently participate in IAESTE? Arrow dropdown

You can find a list of the countries currently participating in IAESTE here:

How can I offer an internship at my university for a foreign IAESTE intern? Arrow dropdown

If you wish to offer an internship to a foreign student in your department, you can register on our Exchange Platform ( and contact your national or local IAESTE office here:

How can my students get an IAESTE internship? Arrow dropdown

Students can register on the IAESTE Exchange Platform ( and register with the IAESTE office in their country. In case there is no IAESTE office they have to choose the Non Member Country as their committee. You can also involve more you university in the exchange programme, please contact [email protected] to learn more.

How can my university/department join IAESTE? Arrow dropdown

If your university wishes to participate in IAESTE get in touch with the IAESTE Global office through the contact form and we will guide your further:

What are the costs involved in providing an internship at my university/department? Arrow dropdown

As a minimum, you will need to pay the student a salary/stipend that covers their accommodation, food and local travel (we call this a cost of living allowance). Students are responsible for paying their own international travel costs. Some countries charge employers a fee for recruiting an IAESTE intern and you can contact them for further details:

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