General information on internships

The Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences is happy to offer internships to students of disciplines relevant to the Institute's research. Core computer skills are essential, as preparation, conducting, and analysis of experiments are all computer based. A good command of English would also be of advantage - working language at the Institute is English, and most papers are published and presentations are held in English.

If you are interested in an internship, please apply directly to the research or method groups or the departments in which you would like to do your internship.

Please send your complete application documents (CV, letter of motivation, transcript of records, certificates and letters of recommendation /if available/ in English and in a pdf file) to the heads of the research groups or to the contact persons indicated on the department websites.

For orientation, you will find our current brochure in the margin.


Before applying, please read the FAQs:

Please clarify content-related questions directly with the research groups or department in which you are interested. If you have any further formal questions about internships at the MPI CBS, please contact .

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