DAAD RISE Program for German PhD Students 2015

Last Updated on March 26, 2015

DAAD RISE Program:

The DAAD RISE Program affiliates with universities and research institutions of Germany to fund and provide scholarships for North American and British students for their short term research stays in Germany. The students opting for this scholarship should have been done with their second year of graduation from an America, Canadian or British University. This funding by the DAAD aims to encourage PhD students in their experimental work. The funding id time framed for a period of 2 to 3 months in Germany. This is a great platform for students to gain superb hands on research experience.

Introduction To Scholarship Providing Body:

The RISE program is looked after by the DAAD’s headquarters. To know more about the DAAD RISE Program please visit www.daad.de/rise.
DAAD is offering summer internships to undergraduate students in Germany for American and Canadian Students. DAAD will cover for health and accident insurance of the applicant. He fellows of RISE will cooperate with doctoral students in their research projects.


The PhD students will be granted awards for a period of 2 to 3 months for their experimental work.

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Purpose Of Study: 




Level of Study:

PhD Degree

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Application Deadline Date:

Nearly November 2015.

Fields of Study:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Engineering
  • Earth and
  • Life Sciences.

Host Country:

Bonn, Germany

Host Institutions:

Various German Universities and Research Centers

Eligible Countries:

It is an open opportunity for all the highly qualified and motivated students of United States, Canada and Britain. No student will be given preference over country of origin or other factors not related to the research.


  • The applicant should be a PhD student enrolled in one the Universities of Germany or Germany research institutions in any of the following study fields: biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, earth and life sciences or any other study field that has implications of applied mathematics.
  • The applicant should submit a letter of approval for forwarding the job offered to people who are interested along with project mates and sponsors including any other related information
  • The applicant has looked after the designated scholarship awardees both professionally and resourcefully. The applicant should be able to handle bureaucratic matters and if required recreational events and activities as well.

How to Apply For Scholarship:

  • The applicant should fill in the online form for DAAD RISE Program
  • The applicant should give a precise description of his or her research project in English, the project should encompass science-based research question, fundamental experimental approach, common errands to be performed by the research supporter, Logo and contact details in the header or footer, common details regarding the working team, the university and the region.
  • The applicant should also send a confirmation letter written by the supervisor of the research group
  • The applicant should also send all the other required documents

Official Links:

Visit Official Scholarship Website

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