In some courses of study at the University of Tübingen, internships are obligatory (= compulsory internships). But also voluntary internships can be credited in most subjects: information on the crediting of internships as academic achievement.internships during your studies are an important key for your personal professional development - you test what you have learned in practice, check your own way of working and establish networks.Information on the minimum wageInformation and tips regarding internships abroad. BAföG, social insurance, minimum wage: What to consider during an internship?Accident insurance during an internshipHoliday at Tübingen University

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Information on internships, financing and insurances

What effects does an internship have on my BAföG entitlement? Do I then have to insure myself socially? Do I get the minimum wage?
These questions depend on a number of prerequisites:
First and foremost, whether the internship is voluntary or compulsory and at what time (before, during or after your studies) you complete it.
In order to provide orientation and an overview, we have summarised the most important information in a nutshell: Bafög_insurance_minimum wage


Information about minimum wage

Since 1 January 2020, the statutory minimum wage is 9.35 Euros per hour.

This socio-political reform also has an impact on students who, for example, have to or would like to complete an internship during their studies. However, since the introduction of the minimum wage also raises many questions, we have summarised the most important questions and answers for students at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in this section.

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Information about the internship abroad

What does an internship offer to me abroad? Which country is suitable? How do I find an internship abroad and how do I finance it?
This short overview shows how to proceed with planning and lists important contact points.


Step by step to an internship abroad

Information on accident insurance

As a matriculated student at the University of Tübingen, am I insured against accidents during a (compulsory) internship?


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Information on leave of absence for internships

Can, should or must I even take a leave of absence for an internship? Are there any advantages or disadvantages for me? Who is the best person to ask?
This compact summary provides answers to questions about leave of absence at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen: requirements, duration, procedure and deadlines at Tübingen University, a comparison of advantages and disadvantages as well as tips and contact persons.


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