DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) Undergraduate Scholarships

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) Undergraduate Scholarships

About the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) Undergraduate Scholarships

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) offers a variety of scholarships for undergraduates to study and research in Germany. These funding opportunities range from short three week summer courses to a full academic year at a German University and include:
– the DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship, which provides funding for undergraduate students to study, conduct senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany for a semester or a year
– Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) that offers STEM students opportunities to work in research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of two to three months during summer.
– Intensive Language Course Grant that funds undergraduates to attend an 8 week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany.
– University Summer Course Grant that provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three to four week summer course at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany.

Language requirements vary by program.

Location of award, if applicable: Germany

Eligible applicants:

University endorsement required?


Citizenship requirement:

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) Undergraduate Scholarships application process:

Start by exploring the DAAD website for information on the different scholarship opportunities that are a good fit for your academic background and career goals.
Take note of the language requirements for the programs that you are considering – some programs require some proficiency in German.

Application instructions and deadlines vary widely by program.

Once you determine which program(s) you want to apply to, contact CFSA for information on how to get started on your application(s).

Advising contact:

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising  Email:  cfsa@syr.edu More Information:  https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/undergraduate-opportunities/

Enter any terms you are interested, such as “Government” or “Biotechnology”,