DAAD RISE-Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) is a summer internship program in Germany for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. RISE offers unique opportunities for Bachelor students from North American, British and Irish universities the opportunity to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer.


FUB/iS (Berlin): spend the Summer in Berlin, a city of contrast of fusion, old and new. Take courses in English with American and international students in subjects ranging from Art to Philosophy and many in between at Germany’s largest multidisciplinary summer university. Extracurricular programming and activities are arranged by the program. Housing is homestay or shared apartments.





Fall and Spring terms that follow a “typical” North American academic calendar (summer program is offering a wide range of subjects are available for students in this dynamic, young, and affordable European capital with easy access to many cities. English-taught courses in cultural studies, art history, literature, history, political science and more complement mandatory German language class. All levels available, so no need to know German to apply.

Pitt in Munich

This program consists of 4 weeks of intensive German language study and a culture course taught in English. Develop your German language skills and your understanding of German culture while being immersed in one of the most exciting cities in Europe. Munich is a center for the arts, industry and business, rich in history and culture.The program is open to you if you have taken at least 2 semesters of German (or equivalent) by the summer of participation.