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, universities of applied sciences (UAS) and institutes provide housing assistance and match students with Ph.D. student mentors or researchers (only UAS)
- German language is not required and the working language will be in English
New RISE Germany deadlines
October 15 – November 30, 2023 (11:59 pm CET – Central European Time)
Letters of reference:
October 15 – December 15, 2023 (11:59 pm CET – Central European Time)
Ranking by providers:
January 8 – January 19, 2024
Announcement of RISE internship positions:
Around February/March 2024
New scholarship rates for 2023!
We would like to inform you that the DAAD will increase the scholarship rates for students from 861 € to 934 € based on a corresponding change in our funding guidelines of the Federal Foreign Office.