Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships (BARI)

BARI stands for Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships.

BARI offers summer research internships with appropriate academic training across the Baltic Sea Region to students with interest in Life Sciences, Photon & Neutron Science and Welfare State.

During their internship, students will assist in research and lab work for a proposed project. They will be hosted by research groups, laboratories, and doctoral students who wish to strengthen their ties within the Baltic Sea Region (defined as members of the Council of the Baltic Sea States: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Russia and the observer member Belarus) by hosting a motivated and well-qualified student. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship to help cover living expenses and travel costs. Funding is available for a period of up to three months Working language will be English.

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The BARI Portal

The submission of internship proposals (PhD students) and internship applications (Bachelor/Master students) takes place via the BARI portal, which is managed by DAAD. DAAD will organize the selection and the matchmaking process and will be the contact for all questions related to these processes.

The BARI Portal is open between:

1st February – 8th of March 2020 (11:59 pm CET – Central European Time) for Internship providers (PhD students)

29th February – 31st March (11:59 pm CET – Central European Time) for applicants (Bachelor/Mater students).

Schedule and Deadlines

01.02 – 08.03.2020Web portal opens for PhD students to submit their proposals. Researchers register online and submit an internship offer, including a project description.
29.02 – 31.03.2020Web portal opens for BA/MA students to submit their application for BARI research internship.
29.02 – 06.04.2020Web portal opens for professors to send their references.
11.04 – 19.04.2020PhD host students rank the applications to their projects.
20.04 – 25.04.2020Matchmaking: The Portal administrator places students with internship projects and administrates the scholarships based on academic merit and the internship providers’ quality assessment.
27.04- 08.05.2020The PhD host students and the applicants are informed about the outcome of the selection process
01.06 – 16.10.2020Internship period (the starting date and the duration of the internship are arranged between the PhD student and the prospective intern)

What internship providers need to know

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Contact and advice

Ms. Nina Akrami Flores
Section Research and Studies
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn
phone: +49 228 882- 8147