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DAAD German Academic Exchange Programs

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

For undergraduates:

  • Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

Deadline: December 2018

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

Deadline and Eligibility Criteria: Vary by program

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 ONSF for help and additional resources with the application.

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