BERLIN

A destination for creatives, Berlin offers underground cultural movements and a unique contemporary art scene.

 

Berlin attracts the youth, the experimental, the unconventional, and the defiant.

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PROGRAM INCLUSION

 

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES

1

GUARANTEED INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • ​Company interview guidelines and mock interviews

  • Workplace and internship orientation

  • Pre-internship training

2

PERSONALIZED COACHING

  • Career development workshops 

  • Résumé/CV coaching and review session 

  • Portfolio review and/or industry professional coaching session 

  • Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch

3

ABI CREATIVE NETWORK

  • Gain access to our member-only networking platform. Connect with current and past participants of the program

  • Meet our network during in-person events and webinars

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4

TRAVEL SUPPORT

  • Visa application processing* (if applicable)

  • Travel and health insurance* 

  • Housing arrangement* 

  • On-site support during your stay

*Additional expenses from the program fee

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OUR INTERNSHIPS

 

INTERNSHIP TYPES

ADVERTISING &

COMMUNICATIONS

Public Relations

Fashion Marketing

Editorial

Creative Writing

Copywriting

Marketing

Communications

Advertising
Social Media
Content Production

DESIGN

Content Creation

Branding

Art Direction

Graphic Design

Motion Design
UI/UX Design

ENTERTAINMENT

Coloring

2D & 3D Animation

Script Development

Music Business & Publishing

TV Production
Film Production

Video Editing

Sound Editing

VFX

FINE ARTS

Studio Arts (multi-disciplinary)

Artist Studio Management

Art Administration

Cultural Management

Gallery & Curatorial

Examples of our internship partners:

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TUITION & SCHOLARSHIPS

 

PROGRAM TUITION

USD $2950*
*Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of USD $300/month.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Choice of payment options as follows:

  • PAY IN 30:
    > 25% deposit
    > Remaining balance after 30 days

  • PAY IN INSTALLMENTS:
    > 25% deposit
    > 3 separate installments*

*Incurs additional 5.8% service fee

SCHOLARSHIPS

ArtBound Initiative provides scholarships up to $1000 USD for outstanding applicants. Visit our scholarship page for more info.

 
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HOUSING & LIVING COST

We work with housing partners that offer fully-furnished rooms in prime Berlin locations.

AMENITIES

SHARED
TERRACE

HEATING & AC

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FULLY-EQUIPPED KITCHEN

SHARED BATH

WASHER/DRYER
IN BUILDING

COMMUNAL AREAS

  • Rooms start from EUR €915-1100/month*
    *Price includes utilities (electricity, water and wi-fi)

  • Application fee of EUR €200

  • Security deposit: EUR €1250 (will be refunded after your stay)

HOUSING FAQ

Q: Will my roommates be from the ABI program?

A: We try to pair participants for housing but it is dependent on timing and availability.

 

Q: Will I have to pay security deposit?
A: Yes.

Q: Is housing included in the program fee?

A: No.

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PRICING

 
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VISA DETAILS

VISA FEES

Most participants will not need a visa. Many citizenship do not need a special visa to enter Germany for 3 months or less.

If you do need a visa, based on your citizenship:

  • Schengen visa + Work Authorization (USD $800) OR 

  • Working Holiday visa (EUR €75 to €425)  


Click here to see the full list of countries eligible for the Working Holiday Visa

ADDITIONAL FEES

  • Health insurance fee - USD $65/month

  • If applicable, for Working Holiday Visa: EUR 75 (to be paid to the German consulate)

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HOW TO APPLY

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATION FORM

Fill out our application form. Submit resume, essays and portfolio (if you're a creative)

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INTERVIEW

Meet our Head of Admissions to talk about the types of internships you want and address any remaining questions you have about the program

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APPLICATION RESULT

Our committee will review your application and let you know of your acceptance into the program

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PROGRAM DECISION

If you've been accepted, complete the next steps to confirm your participation within 7 days

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"ABI helped me to be the best version of myself."

MARLA
Production Intern at Anorak Films

ELIGIBILITY

  • English language proficiency

  • Ages 18-30*