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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. Highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students from the US and Canada are invited to apply for scholarships funding study, thesis research, and/or internships in Germany for one semester to one year. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Students may participate in an established study abroad program or pursue independent, self-designed study.

Fields of Study:

  • Business and Law
  • Education
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences and Humanities


  • Germany

Program Type:

  • Professional Opportunity
  • Research
  • Study
  • Travel


  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident

Program Length:

  • 1 semester to 1 year


  • Varies by program 

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad
  • Post UG
  • Graduate