Due Date: December 21, 2018

Applications are open for the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) CrossCulture Program 2019 The CrossCulture Program (CCP) uses young specialists and dedicated volunteers the chance to broaden their location of expert proficiency and to collect intercultural experience through an expert fellowship in Germany.

Program Information

With the CrossCulture Program, ifa strengthens its dedication to the promo of intercultural discussion and exchange. In the course of the program, fellowship holders from abroad total a 8 to twelve week fellowship at an organisation in Germany. The involvement in the CrossCulture Program offers fellowship holders with the chance to develop individual and expert contacts and to acquaint themselves with the cultural uniqueness and workplace in Germany.

Additionally, the CrossCulture Program uses a platform for intercultural discussion and exchange amongst fellows from various nations and areas. Fellowship holders are likewise welcomed to share their experiences with their expert networks and/or neighborhood in their house nation in order to promote the structure and upkeep of intercultural relations and cross-national networks.

Expert fellowships are granted for a duration of 8 to twelve weeks in the following terms:

  • Spring term; April to June 2019
  • Summer season term; July to September 2019
  • Fall term; October to December 2019


  • The intercultural and expert fellowship is moneyed by the Federal Foreign Workplace of Germany.


  • Candidates ought to be aged in between 23 and 45 years at the time of application
  • Have great command of English (composed and spoken)
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience or voluntary engagement in a civil society organisation in the nation of home
  • Physical constitution for a long-lasting stay abroad

Other preferable qualities consist of:

  • Long-lasting voluntary social or social dedication in the nation of home
  • Previous expert experience in the field of activity
  • Planned or existing cooperation with an organisation in Germany
  • German language abilities


Prior to beginning your application, please have the following files prepared:

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To learn more, see CrossCulture Program

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