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RISE professional - Research Internships in Science and Engineering • DAAD
Doctoral candidates/PhD students
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The scholarship for this programme is restricted to certain countries of origin. You can find an explanation for this on the details page of the scholarship programme under the application requirements.
Applicable to the following disciplines:
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic situation, no application and no funding is possible in this programme. Please also refer to our website www.daad.de.
This program gives North American, British and Irish students in the fields of science and engineering the opportunity to gain work and research experience while doing an internship in a German company or at a non-university research institution with strong relation to industry.
Who can apply?
Master’s students and PhD students from North American, British and Irish Universities who 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 depend on the nature of the internship. The application is completely online at www.daad.de/rise-pro
What can be funded?
Research internships in German companies or at non-university research institutions with a strong industry impact.
Duration of the funding
3 months (min. 10 weeks)
- A monthly scholarship of
- 1,200 Euros for PhD students
- 750 Euros for undergraduate students
(The internship providers contribute 500 Euros of this monthly rate)
- health-, accident and private liability insurance
- a three day meeting of all RISE Professional scholars in Germany
- a lump sum of 160 Euros for travel within Germany
- a lump sum towards international travel costs
- for those who plan to attend an accompanying language course in Germany, DAAD will cover 70 % of course-fees (max. 500 Euros).
Contact and Consulting
More detailed information
Please find detailed information about the program at www.daad.de/rise-pro
Please select your status and your country of origin to enable you to submit an application
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