You have to complete a practical project in the Bachelor's degree programmes Business Administration, Business Information Systems and Industrial Engineering and Electrical Engineering; this should be completed in the sixth or seventh semester. The practical project is intended to apply and deepen the knowledge gained in the course of study to practical tasks. Your practical project must be documented and presented. The practical project can be replaced by a semester abroad! Additional voluntary internships are possible.
The practical project can be completed at the earliest after the end of lectures in the third semester. Non-dual students can only register for the practical project if they have successfully completed all compulsory courses of the first three semesters according to the study plan.
You can find the practical project regulations on the right-hand side in the download area.
You apply independently for a relevant internship of your choice in a company or institution. If you are accepted, you look for a supervising professor and document the contents of the internship. This includes, for example, briefly introducing the company, explaining your motivation and describing your tasks during the internship.
Possible internship offers are sent to your university e-mail address at regular intervals (especially from Luxembourg). You can also find information on the notice boards in the K-building, at the university fairs and at the job exchange of the Career Service of Trier University of Applied Sciences. Erasmus funds may be available for internships abroad. Please contact the Agentur für internationale Hochschul-Mobilität (agency for international university mobility).
Please note that the registration for the practical project does not take place via the QIS, but in advance with the corresponding form (see right), copy of the internship contract plus a short description in the International Business Office.The duration of the practical project must be at least 14 weeks full-time. Part time is possible, provided you total 14 weeks. Absent days must be made up. If you would like to combine your practical project with a practice-oriented Bachelor's thesis in the same company, the internship contract must be extended by the time spent working on the thesis and must cover a total of at least 23 weeks.
Accident insurance is strongly recommended.
You will prepare a practical project report during or after the internship. The report should consist of approx. 15 pages and be coordinated with the supervisor in the department and in the company. You will make an appointment for a presentation at the university (approx. 30 minutes plus interview). The practical project is graded. The grade is based on the presentation, the report and your internship certificate. The practical project receives 18 ECTS points.
Please note for the possible subsequent registration of a Bachelor's thesis and the deadlines to be observed here that the date of the practical project presentation counts as the examination date of the practical project.
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