German Professor Denies Internship to Indian Student, Cites Rape Pro An aspiring Indian student, who had applied in a German university, was denied internship by a professor, who cited India's 'rape problem' as reason for his disqualification. Have a look at the screenshots provided by the website. German Professor Denies Internship to Indian Male Student, Cites India's 'Rape Problem' Follow up German Professor Apologises for Denying Internship to Indian Student, Citing 'Rape Problem' Definitely a moment of shame for the Madame - a professor... It is no secret that German society struggles to come to terms with issues of racism (albeit subtle kind of). East Germany (that is where Leipzig is located) even tops the extent to which racism and xenophobia go with asylum seekers' hostels as well as its inhabitants being frequently attacked in the past. Hence foreigners are regularly advised to avoid the countrysides at any cost. I shall not wonder why.