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Internship Seminar

Internship Seminar for BBE and IBW students

  • BBE students completing an internship as an optional part of their curriculum, and

  • WISO IBW students completing an internship abroad as part of their "IBW international experience" (2019 curriculum), and

  • WISO IBW students completing an internship as part of their "international experience" (2023 curriculum) ...

... have to attend the Internship Seminar for recognition of the internship. Please make sure to fulfill the following requirements.

1. Does my internship meet the requirements?

The purpose of the internship is to enable you to apply the business skills you have acquired in your studies at WU in practice and should therefore include qualified business activities and thus differ from a "typical" part-time job for students.

Requirements for BBE students

Requirements for IBW students (2019 curriculum)

Requirements for IBW students (2023 curriculum)

2. Before the Internship

Watch our short internship information video

We strongly advise you to watch the video in preparation for your internship.

Optional Q&A Session with Prof. Littich

We recommend to join the Q&A. You are invited to join it in the semester before the start of your internship. It is mandatory to watch the video provided by Prof. Littich before the session. Prof. Littich will be online in April (date to be announced) to answer your questions.


If you plan to complete your internship in an Erasmus+ country (27 EU member states and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey), please check if you are eligible for an Erasmus+ grant. Learn more on the webpage of the International Office.

3. Obligatory Internship Approval Form

Internship Approval Form

To make sure that your internship meets the requirements, we need you to fill in the approval form. If you want to complete the internship during the summer, please fill in the form by June 30 at the latest. If you want to do it during the semester break, we need this information by January 22. You will receive an approval by e-mail. Please note that it may take up to 2 weeks to approve your internship.

Approval form

4. Take the internship

5. After the Internship: To Dos in winter (or sommer) semester

Ask your internship company for an internship confirmation

Ask your supervisor to fill in and sign this form. Please note that we only accept this form as proof for your internship. Upload it on LEARN, you will find more information in the course description of the Internship Seminar in our online course catalog.

Attend an Internship Seminar in winter (or sommer) semester

In the winter/sommer semester following your internship, you are required to register for the Internship Seminar (4 ECTS credits) on LPIS. In this seminar, you will present your internship report and reflect on lessons learned from your work experience with your instructor and fellow students. For further information on dates and times, please consult the course catalog (VVZ).

The internship seminar is part of the "international electives" (WISO 2019 curriculum). If you need to have it confirmed as a free elective, please contact the examinations office.

In BBE the respective course in called "Internship Seminar" (AG), in IBW it is called "International Business Administration: Internship Class" (PI).



  • BBE students please contact in case of any questions

  • IBW students please contact the International Office at in case of any questions

  • You can reach Prof. Edith Littich, the person responsible for the Internship Seminar, at