DESY Summer Student Program 2024 | Fully Funded

Application call for the DESY Summer Student Program 2024! It’s an 8-week training program for international students to experience research in the various fields at DESY, Germany. Students who are pursuing their Undergraduate degree and are about to obtain their degree and students who are enrolled in the Master’s degree program in the fields related to physics, related natural sciences, and computing are encouraged to apply.

During the summer students program, you will have an opportunity to gain experience in independent research while working with scientists who are experts in their fields. During the program, you will also visit experiments, accelerators, and the computer center of DESY.

The duration of the summer program is 2 months that will start from 16th July – 5th September 2024. The application procedure to apply for the Summer DESY program is online and the application will last till 31st January 2024. DESY will provide a monthly stipend and accommodation in the DESY hostel during the program. To know more details regarding the Fully Funded Germany Summer Program 2024 check the information given below and apply.

About the DESY Summer Program

DESY offers 2 two-month summer program for international students to join day to day-to-day work of research groups at the large international laboratory in Hamburg or Zeuthen (Berlin).  During the summer program selected participants will be paid a monthly stipend an amount of 1200 Euros/Month.

The program is specially organized for bachelor and master students who want to experience research in the fields of Photon Science, Elementary Particle Physics Accelerators, and Astroparticle physics. The students will work 39 hours a week during the program.

DESY Summer Student Program 2024 Details

Country:  Germany
Location:  Hamburg or Zeuthen
Open for:  International Students
Program Cost:  Fully Funded
Application Deadline:  31st January 2024

Program Duration

  • The duration of the summer program is 8 weeks and will commence on July 16 till September 5, 2024.

Fields Available

During the program, students will experience research in the following fields

  • Photon science
  • Astroparticle physics
  • Elementary particle physics & Accelerators

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Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students must have completed 3 years of full-time undergraduate degree.
  • Students in the field of Physics, Related natural science, or computing disciplines can apply.
  • Students pursuing their master’s degree program can also apply.
  • Students who have completed their master’s degree or are about to complete are not eligible.
  • Applicants must not have previously attended the summer program at DESY.

DESY Summer Program Benefits

  • A monthly stipend of 1200 Euros for the duration of the program.
  • Partial travel reimbursement from your home country to Germany.
  • Visa assistance services to secure a German visa.
  • Accommodation will be provided in the DESY Hostel.

Required Documents

While applying for the program you need to upload a single document in PDF format containing the following documents:

  • An Updated CV containing your work experience and educational history
  • University Certificates that show your grades
  • Applicants belonging from Non-EU & Non-EEA will need a work permit for Germany

Upload a Second single page document in PDF format that contains:

  • Copy of applicant’s passport
  • Enrollment certificate provided by your institute
  • Two Reference letters from your two referees

The Central Agency in Bonn requires a “Declaration of Certificate of Enrollment” which is mandatory and needs to be signed by your institute. Link of Declaration of Certificate

Note: The uploading of the documents needs to be done on the second page of the application make sure you provide all the documents required in the application else your application won’t be accepted.

How to Apply for the DESY Summer Student Program?

The application for the summer program needs to be submitted online via the official portal. Visit the official link below that will redirect you to the application page read all the information regarding the application process and apply.


The selection will take place after the application deadline, and selected applicants will be notified by the end of March.

If you have any questions regarding the program you can contact at

Application Deadline

The last date for applying for the DESY Summer Program is 31st January 2024.

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