Internships for Undergraduate & Masters Students

ICFO offers the opportunity to undertake a Final Degree Project / Masters Thesis or to participate in a Research Stay with one of our Research Groups.

The program offers a limited number of fellowships to outstanding students from top Universities worldwide.

Projects may be undertaken with any Research Group. Research lines include, but are not limited to:

Medical Optics
Biophysics, Biophotonics & Super-Resolution Imaging
Photovoltaics, Thermal Photonics & Solar Fuels
Quantum and Low-Dimensional Materials
Optical Sensing & Optoelectronics
Nonlinear Optics, Ultrafast Optics & Atto-Science
NanoPhotonics & NanoMechanics
Ultracold Quantum Gases
Quantum Communications, Sensing & Simulation
Quantum Optics & Quantum Information
Nanophotonics, Condensed Matter Physics & Light-Matter Interactions
Interested students should browse the different research group profiles available on the ICFO website,, to identify the groups that best match their interests.

Selected students will participate in ICFO’s rich scientific life, benefit from the experience of ICFO researchers, cutting edge facilities, industrial projects, the institute’s stimulating and interdisciplinary environment, and as receive high-level training as well as extensive admin and tech support. They will collaborate with scientists on research assignments tailored from available projects at ICFO, and will also acquire skills for communicating their research results.