The internship is a mandatory part of the master programme. The internship of a period of 3-4 weeks allows the student to get professional experience in marine and lacustrine related fields. In addition to classes, fieldwork is an essential part of the programme.
An internship proposal must be sent via Matix. Students receive a login for Matix at the start of the academic year.
Laura Knops at Kenya Marine Fisheries and Fisheries Research Institute - Gazi Bay, Kenya. Her work focused on topics such as planting mangroves in high wave energy areas, macrobenthos in seagrass meadows, monitoring mangrovs in a protected area (Mikoko Pamoja project).