Applicants from abroad
Due to the armed conflict and volatile security environment, scholarships for applicants from Syria, Afghanistan and Yemen are not allocated in 2018.
The announcement of the CrossCulture Programme (CCP) is carried out by ifa with the assistance of the German diplomatic missions abroad.
Requirements for taking part in the CrossCulture Programme (CCP) include a good command of English and a permanent involvement in an organisation or institution in one’s own country. Knowledge of the German language is an additional qualification, not a requirement. Applicants should be aged between 23 to 45 years. Currently enrolled university students will not be considered for selection. Furthermore the applicants must be in good health. Their physical as well as mental working capacity must be sufficient for the requirements of a longer stay abroad and the essential work requirements of the internship.
The interns' travel and subsistence expenses are covered by the programme funds. This includes a monthly grant of 550 Euro, travel costs to Germany and urban local traffic, as well as visa fees, health insurance and accommodation. The latter is either a private room in a shared flat (according to gender), a private room in a host family or a small furnished apartment. Accommodation includes cost for electricity, water and heating; whereas telephone and internet facilities are not included.
Frequently Asked Questions
How and when to apply? What happens after I have submitted the application? These and many more frequently asked questions can can be found here.