Yvonne Matthes
International Office
Personnel Affairs Department
Phone: +49 351 260 2821

Dr. Kay Potzger
Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research
Phone: +49 351 260 3244


Summer Student Program 2024 at HZDR

Welcome to our research center in „Florence on the Elbe“

Each summer between July and September, the HZDR offers the possibility to join our research groups and participate in their activities.

This offer applies to international students, studying in master's courses in natural sciences and related areas.

Our researchers design a project plan for you, supervise, and coach you throughout the whole project. A selected range of lectures and lab tours, which introduce you into the different branches of our research center, complete the program.

With this program, we contribute to the development of scientific research at an international and interdisciplinary level. We are convinced of the synergetic effect of integrative knowledge.

Application and who is eligible?

We are inviting students from all over the world. If you want to know, if you are eligible for the program, please check the list on Application.

Deadline for applications:    

Students can apply between 20 November and 23 February 2024.

Notification of acceptance:  

We will send a statement to the applicants by April 2024

When exactly in 2024?

We are glad to welcome you in our research center from July until September 2024.
Once you are accepted, your supervisor and you will define the exact time of your stay.

Further details and contact:

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HZDR summer students will receive free accommodation as well as a stipend to cover additional costs.
You can find more information here and in further pages of this site. You can also contact us under

Please feel free to download our poster.



More Information:

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