What you need to know

  • ​18 ECTS can by replaced by an internship of at least 3 months, full time.
  • Approval of the director of the MScGeM is mandatory.
  • No internship can be carried out during the first semester of the MScGeM programme nor should the internship negatively affect other course work.

Step by step

At first, find a company and a faculty supervisor (see pdf document on right-hand side "Internship guidelines" for additional information on the internship and on finding a supervisor.

1. Submit your request

Send the following information, by email, to the Programme coordinator (latest by end of August for autumn semester/January for spring semester) and wait for approval:

  • A description of the internship (name of company, dates, tasks and duties)
  • The Application form
  • The Internship agreement
  • The Confidentiality agreement (if applicable).

2. Register in IS-Academia

At the beginning of the semester (autumn or spring) during which you will submit your report, register in IS-Academia for the course “Internship with report (5GM2001)". Make sure to respect the course registration dates.

3.  During or after your internship

Write your report following the indications of your academic supervisor.

4.  Send the first draft of your report

By email and pdf format, following the indications of your supervisor.

5. Send the final report

By email and pdf format, to your supervisor.

6.  Hand in the following documents

To the Programme coordinator:

  • Two paper copies of the report
  • Completed forms:
    • Validation and assessment of the thesis (supervisor hands in directly)
    • Internship certificate
    • Pledge of Honour.