This programme promotes the exchange of North American, British and Irish students in the fields of science and engineering. Students get first impressions of the research and landscape in Germany and will connect with doctoral students who serve as their mentors

Who can apply?

Undergraduate students majoring in the fields of science and engineering as well as in computer science. Applicants must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study. Seniors or forth year students must prove that they will still be fully enrolled upon their return to their home university in North America, the UK or Ireland. For most positions knowledge of German is not required. The application is completely online at www.daad.de/rise-germany

What can be funded?

Research internships under the supervision of doctoral students at German universities or non-university research institutes in the summer break

Duration of the funding

3 months (min. 10 weeks)

Value

  • monthly rate of 750 Euros
  • health-, accident- and private liability insurance
  • a lump sum towards international travel costs
  • a lump sum of 160 Euros for travel within Germany
  • a three day meeting of all RISE scholars in July

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