Internship at the Afghan Embassy, Berlin

Monday May 8th, 2017

The internship program at the Embassy of Afghanistan, Berlin invites applications for the position of voluntary internships. It provides a unique opportunity for students to gain valuable hands-on experience in international relations experience working in Afghanistan’s most influential overseas post in Europe.

Internship positions will be available across a range of disciplines related to the work of the Embassy – including, political, economic and trade, corporate, public diplomacy, international development and education.

Interns will be responsible for a discrete project that is meaningful to both the Embassy and the intern’s learning and development.

Duties may include:

  • Research and reporting on politics, economics and trade, education and culture.
  • Supporting public diplomacy campaigns and events
  • Reporting on development outcomes
  • Supporting office management


To participating students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be citizen of Afghanistan or Germany
  • Currently completing or recently completed a postgraduate degree
  • Commit for the full internship period
  • Minimum of intermediate English skills.

Declaration of secrecy

Interns are required to furnish to a declaration of secrecy before the commencement of the internship. Personal details may be shared with relevant agencies for security reasons.

Students with a connection to Afghanistan or Germany international relations are preferred.


Internships are unpaid.

Interns will be responsible for all costs associated with the internship. These may include but are not limited to: transport costs to and from the Embassy, travel and living arrangements, travel and medical insurance valid for Germany, passports and visas.

Application and selection

The selection process is highly competitive with a limited number of positions available.  Applications should be thorough and demonstrate the student’s qualifications and suitability against the relevant criteria.



Taunusstr 3,

14193 Berlin


Phone: +49 (30) 20673510

Fax:      +49 (30) 20673525