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DAAD German Academic Exchange Programs

The German Academic Exchange Service offers programs and funding for international study in Germany.

German Academic Exchange Service Website

DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Deadline: Mid-December

Notes: Deadline and eligibility criteria vary by program

For undergraduates:

Deadline: Mid-December (application opens each year beginning of November)

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. Students are matched with a host according to their area of interest. Host universities and institutes provide housing assistance and match students with PhD student mentors.

  • Study Scholarships

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master’s degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate or Master’s degree program completed in the home country.

  • University Summer Course Grant
  • Study and Internship Program (SIP)
  • German Studies Research Grant
  • EMGIP – Bundestag Internship

For graduates and post-docs:

  • Study Scholarship in Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Architecture
  • German Studies Research Grant
  • RISE professional
  • EMGIP – Bundestag Internship
  • University Summer Course Grant
  • Intensive Language Courses in Germany
  • Summer Law School

Application Process:
The application process varies by program. While UT does not facilitate a DAAD campus selection process, all students are encouraged to make an appointment with URF for help and additional resources with the application.