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How to apply

Requirements to apply for ISH

Before applying please remember that you have to

  1. live/ be in school in one of our sister cities/ partner organizations and that
  2. you should be at least 16 years of age

Application material

  • Click here to download the application form (203 KB) as a PDF. Please fill it out electronically.
  • Short essay (approx. 200 words) showing why the applicant is interested in scientific research and why she/he would like to take part in the ISH 
  • Copy of final school report
  • Additional written certificates documenting
       good results in English
       good results in natural sciences
       extra-curricular activities in these fields

Please send your application by mail to the International Relations Office of your city or to the partner organization until 10 April 2020.

Important Dates/ Deadlines in 2020

Submission of application documents 8 April 2020
Telephone interview Middle of April 
Forwarding of participant's travel dates to the City of Heidelberg 8 June 2020
Time limit for receipt of bank transfer of participant's contribution (300 €) 8 June 2020
For institutes: Announcement of the available internships 26 June 2020
Arrival 26 July 2020
Departure 22 August 2020

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.