Internship programs for thai students and recent graduates

The Goethe-Institut Thailand offers internship programs for students and recent graduates from Thailand. You will get an insight into the diverse aspects of the work at the Goethe-Institut, taking part in planning and implementation of cultural programmes, carrying out tasks in the German language course department or the library and information services.

Read on to find out about requirements, the different areas of operation and positions available.
Please note that the information on this site only applies to Thai applicants. Applicants from Germany may switch the language settings of this page to German in order to comply with additional regulations.

Departments and Activities:

We offer internships in the following departments: Language Courses & Educational Program, Cultural Programs, Information & Library and Press & PR.

The different tasks and requirements for these departments are described in the corresponding sections below.


Further Information

Duration and Dates:

An internship at the Goethe-Institut Thailand runs for three months. By receiving your application we presume that you are available to start on the given date although the end date may be more flexible after discussion with the relevant department.

To complete an internship at the Goethe-Institut Thailand applicants are required to:
  • Be enrolled in a relevant University course or a recent graduate from such course (e.g. Language Studies, Humanities, Media Studies, Information Sciences, Art History, Journalism)
  • Excellent communication skills in Thai, English and preferably German
  • Have a good knowledge of relevant software for everyday office administrationTo be eligible for particular intern positions, additional requirements may apply.
Application Process:

So that we can reach a decision quickly and smoothly, we would ask you to fill out the application form and attach the following documents:
  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation from a University lecturer.
    (The letter should be maximum one A4 sheet of paper and should give a personal impression of your academic performance and your suitability for an internship with the Goethe-Institut Thailand
  • Certificates of exam results
    (For recent graduates a copy of the University degree)
We are unable to accept applications submitted without all required documentation.


An expense allowance of €450.00 gross per calendar month will be paid for internships of at least 4 weeks. For periods of internships which do not cover a whole month, a pro rata payment will be made. This is an expense allowance which is to be used principally to cover partial travel and accommodation expenses.

Internship Confirmation and Final Report

At the end of your internship, you are obliged to write a report which serves as the basis of confirming the completion of your internship.

As a rule, an evaluation of the internship is not completed but can be compiled if required. Please request this letter of evaluation in plenty of time with the internship supervisor.