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Germany Research Internships

Germany has a long-standing reputation in engineering and scientific education and training. Students have the opportunity to work hands-on with university professors and top research institutes in ongoing research projects for two to three months during the summer. A 10-month fellowship opportunity is also available.

Ruhr University, Bochum

A two month research internship at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany offers students the opportunity to work hands-on with a Bochum professor (the research mentor) and doctoral student in an ongoing research project.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

RISE offers unique opportunities for bachelor degree students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of two to three months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a 10-month fellowship opportunity. Students begin with two months of intensive language training, followed by four months of study at a German university or Hochschule. During the final five months, students gain professional research experience in a company or organization directly related to their career field.

UROP International, RWTH Aachen University

The 10-week program begins with a two week intensive German course followed by an eight week research project at a research institute or laboratory of RWTH Aachen.

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