German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) RISE

Application Deadline

December 15, 2017

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

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers the RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) program. RISE has established itself as an outstanding opportunity to combine serious research with a rewarding study-abroad experience. The RISE program is targeted to students from the fields of engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences (geology) and related disciplines.

RISE undergrads have the opportunity to work on cutting edge research projects at top research institutions (e.g., Max-Planck-Institutes) and universities in Germany. Students are paired with German PhD students in a unique mentoring partnership to ensure immediate integration into hands-on lab work and a built-in social network with an excellent opportunity to develop new technical skills. RISE participants receive a scholarship to cover living expenses. To learn more about RISE, please visit: or email:

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Undergraduate School

College Engineering Nursing Wharton

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