RWTH Aachen University is pleased to offer a summer research program to highly qualified students titled the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. This 10-week-long program is specifically designed for students to gain hands-on experience in research at RWTH Aachen University for the summer term. Students will be able to conduct their own research projects, allowing the chance to determine how research can be implemented into the rest of their college career and future.
The program offers projects in a range of research fields. The list can be viewed when applying for the program. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in German language training and workshops on intercultural and research-related issues as well as leisure activities which will help to complete a truly international experience.
For more information, please visit the UROP International website.
- Second or third year students in all disciplines of the Swanson School of Engineering, and those in Life Sciences within the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, who have completed at least 2 semesters of university-level academics are encouraged to apply.
- A minimum 3.2 GPA is required. It is recommended that students have a GPA that matches their determination to succeed in a research setting.
- Applicants are not required to have German language experience, though some exposure or basic German skills will be helpful. The working language will be English.
Costs: Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad. Visit our Budgeting page for more information.
Please apply to Pitt's online application and at the same time finish the application on Aachen's website. Aachen's deadline is typically mid- Jan. but please check their website to confirm.
Please keep in mind the following dates:
- Pitt's Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2019
- Provider's deadline- Check their website to confirm
- Pitt's Mandatory Program Agreement meeting -Friday, Feb. 14
- Program start and end date: Check with provider
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