Division of
Natural and Applied Sciences

For undergrads! Internship Opportunities for Students from USA, Britain, and Ireland in Germany 

RISE Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate students from North America, Great Britain and Ireland. In their internships, students are carefully matched with doctoral students and researchers (only from universities of applied sciences, UAS) – whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. Interns receive a monthly stipend to cover every day costs. About 300 scholarships are available each year. 
 
RISE Germany internships were first offered in 2005 to applicants from the United States and Canada, with the program extended to the United Kingdom in 2009 and Ireland in 2018. Our objective remains to promote student exchange to Germany in the fields of natural science, engineering and life sciences, and to motivate undergraduate students to learn more about Germany’s research landscape  and study opportunities. 
 
RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. 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 (German Academic Exchange Service) 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 
 
Applications for the internship positions will be open October 15 – November 30, 2023 (11:59 pm CET  Central European Time). 
 
An information session for applicants will be hosted online on October 18, 2023, at 4:00 P.M. CEST. 
 
For more information about this session and the internships please visit the RISE Germany website: https://www.daad.de/rise/en/rise-germany/