Internship

Imec has a practical training programme for students from all over the world. The conditions for application depend on the student's nationality and study level (see overview below). The programme aims at students with a technical or scientific background, but students with other qualifications can also apply. 

The practical training takes the form of an internship that is a mandatory part of the university's/high school's education programme. During that period, students should work independently on the given research project. A personal advisor gives the necessary support.

These are the conditions to apply:

Student nationality

Duration of the internship

Required study level

Belgian

< 6 months

Secondary school

Bachelor

Master

 

> 6 months

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Bachelor

Master

European

< 6 months

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Bachelor

Master

 

> 6 months

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Master

Non-European (*)

max. 3 months
(visiting scholar)

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Master or PhD

 

> 3 up to max. 18 months
(international scholar)

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Master or PhD

(*) Important note for non-European students:

  • Non-European students can only apply if they are currently studying for their Master's degree.
  • Non-European students who wish to come for a short visit of maximum 3 months will be invited as a visiting scholar. Nevertheless, it is highly recommended to come to imec for at least 3 months as the administrative procedure and visa regulations are complex.
    If the stay is for a period between 3 and 18 months, the student will be invited as an international scholar.
    The statutes of visiting and international scholar require registration via KU Leuven university.

Belgian and European students need to provide us with a student placement agreement signed by a representative of the university/high school. Here you can find a model of such an agreement.

Are you a Master student and do you want to apply for an internship project?
Check our topic catalogue and send your application directly to our researchers.
There is no deadline for application.

For more information mail us.

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