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DAAD RISE Electronic Deadline
Thursday, November 30, 2023
11:59 p.m. CET

DAAD RISE Letters of Reference Deadline
Friday, December 15, 2023
11:59 p.m. CET

About this Fellowship

Summer research internship in the STEM fields with doctoral students at top German universities. No German required for most placements.

Please note: Students applying for the DAAD RISE must also complete the study abroad application process with the Education Abroad Office. See more information about the study abroad application process and their deadlines at the Education Abroad website.

Applicants should be undergraduates that have completed at least 2 years of their program by the start of the internship placement and maintain undergraduate status after the internship concludes.

Disability Resources

To ensure accessibility to study and research opportunities, DAAD can cover up to 10,000 euros in accommodation-related costs upon request. Learn more here.

For general information about studying abroad with a disability, visit the Mobility International USA (MIUSA) website.

Award Value

€934 a month for an 8-12 week internship, health insurance, €160 for travel within Germany. International travel subsidy. Assistance in finding affordable housing for the duration of the internship.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: June 26, 2024

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