German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Internships in Science and Engineering Professional (RISE Pro)

Degree Level: Post UG, or Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Location: International

Duration: Short term (less than one year)

Deadlines: January. Please check website below for the specific date.


DAAD RISE Pro offers 2-6 month research internships in science and engineering at German companies. RISE Pro scholars receive stipends from the host company and DAAD to help cover living expenses, health care, and airfare.

Recent graduates, Master and PhD students from North American universities in the fields of biology, chemistry, engineering, geology and physics (or a closely related field) are invited to apply. Undergraduates who are RISE alumni or former DAAD scholarship holders are also eligible. German language requirements depend on the nature of the internship.

Visit the DAAD RISE Pro site.

Student Winners

Congratulations to Drexel’s 2012 DAAD RISE Recipients.

For a brief introduction to the DAAD Rise and DAAD Rise Pro, watch this video tutorial: