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DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering Professional (RISE Pro)

2017 Deadline: January 31

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Internships in Science & Engineering Professional (RISE Pro) Program 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.

For more information, review the video below and visit the DAAD RISE Pro website.

Last updated: September 2016

Fields of Study:

  • Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Earth Sciences; Engineering; other closely related subjects


  • Germany

Program Type:

  • Professional Opportunity
  • Travel


  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident
  • Citizen of another country

Program Length:

  • 6 weeks - 6 months


  • January  

Degree Level:

  • Post UG
  • Graduate


  • Monthly scholarship of € 150 for undergraduates, € 250 for MA-students and graduates and € 500 for PhD students; company stipend of € 500 per month and after 3 months the obligatory minimum salary; € 950 lump sum for travel; insurance

Fellowship Videos

DAAD RISE and DAAD RISE Pro Tutorial