The ASA program offers internships in Africa, Asia, Latin America and South-East Europe in the field of development policy for young people, who want to understand global contexts, ask critical questions and advocate for a just world. Participants take part in seminars lasting several days in Germany as well as in a three-month project phase in one of the above named areas. ASA is a program developed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany.

ASA participants should be between 21 and 35 years old. 

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Application process:

The application period starts every year at November 20th and ends at January 10th.

Scholarship regulations:

  • partial scholarship (amount depending on the respective country)
  • three-month stay abroad, seminars before and after the internship abroad (preparation and follow-up)

Contact information:

ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL gGmbH - Service für Entwicklungsinitiativen
Lützowufer 6-9
10785 Berlin
Fon: +49 (0)30 - 254 82 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)30 - 254 82 – 359


Nick Ebner

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Global Office
Eschersheimer Landstraße 155
c/o House of Labour
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Luisa Döhner
Raum 331

Telefon: 069 798 17195