RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Professional offers summer research internships of three months to Master’s and PhD students from the UK and Ireland at companies and research institutions with strong relations to Germany. RISE Professional is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and the programme is open to students of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, Engineering, or a closely related field. All participants receive a scholarship from the DAAD and an additional stipend from their host company/institution to help cover living expenses.


Master’s students and PhD students from British and Irish Universities can apply. They must be fully enrolled at the time of
the internship in the fields of science or engineering. Undergraduate students who are RISE Germany alumni are also welcome to apply. German language requirements vary according to the internship placement.

Application Period

1 November to 15 December for placements in the following summer.

Further Details

More information on the programme:

Contact: rise-pro@daad.de