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DAAD Summer Research Internships in Science & Engineering (RISE)

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE Germany offers undergraduate students from North American, British and Irish universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions. RISE Germany is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.

-Students are matched with a host university or institute according to their area of interest (biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, or a closely related field)
-DAAD provides students a monthly stipend for three months to help cover living expenses
-Host universities and institutes provide housing assistance and match students with Ph.D. student mentors
-German language is not required and the working language will be in English
-assistance with travel from U.S. and Canada to Germany


mid December

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Rising Junior

Graduate: None

Award Type:
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Summer (Undergraduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Engineering

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen

Last Updated:
August 1, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17