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COSOPP Internship 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Curricula 2015 – 2017
COSOPP Internship 5 ECTS

Learning outcomes

The aim of the Internship is to give students the opportunity to develop and apply the knowledge gained during their studies in working life. Students will connect their conceptual knowledge with workplace realities in relevant social policy professions.


Working as a trainee/doing voluntary work in an organization or participating in a project relevant to the study programme for at least three months. Student completes the internship in an organization of his/her choice. The organization appoints a tutor for the student. Together with the tutor, the student prepares an internship plan, in which they agree on the tasks and on the student's personal objectives set for the internship.

After the internship the student is required to write an internship report. In the report the student analyzes the experiences and observations about the work and the internship place, using the concepts learned during the studies. The report must fulfill the standards of academic writing.

Internship place, duration of internship and the report to be agreed with the academic coordinator of the programme.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
In English

Internship + written report.



Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
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