Nicolas Baudin Program: “Internships in France”

Launched as a pilot program in 2017, the Nicolas Baudin “Internships in France” initiative offers students from participating Australian universities the opportunity to undertake a research internship at a French host university in collaboration with an industry partner.



- The Embassy provides a grant to finance the cost of return travel to France (up to the value of $2500)
- The host institution in France provides the intern with a mandatory internship stipend (minimum of 554€ per month according to 2017 figures, subject to change).
- The home university in Australia provides the Laureate with an additional grant to help cover their daily costs during their stay in France ($2500).


Australian Students: Students enrolled in one of the following universities can submit their candidature for one of the French internships on offer:

Group of Eight universities,
Australian Technology Network of Universities,
Innovative Research Universities,
Macquarie University,
Deakin University,
University of Wollongong.

- Australian citizens and international students enrolled in Australia are eligible to apply. French citizens are not eligible.
- Participants must retain their student status for the entire duration of the internship.
- Other eligibility requirements may be specified in the individual internship offers.


The 2019 internship offers are available here.
To apply, please visit the online application platform and follow the instructions carefully.
Applications must be submitted uniquely through the online application platform.

For a list of internship offers and information on how to apply, please visit 

Application closing date

15 April 2019
Applications open for this opportunity: 
14 Mar 2019
Eligible degree type(s): 

Updated:  1 June 2019/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing