The RISE-Program

Internships at research institutions worldwide

The program:

RISE worldwide (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) promotes student short-term stays abroad at university and research institutions worldwide. In the program, ambitious students from the natural sciences, geoscience and engineering sciences (and related disciplines) have the opportunity to collaborate on research projects.

Who can apply?

Enrolled in the subjects biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, engineering and adjacent areas. At the time of application, students may take their first to maximum fifth semester (Master students can not apply).

What is funded?

Internships with research groups are funded worldwide. The projects offered are published in the RISE Project database. The internships must last at least six weeks to a maximum of three months in the period from June to October.

How much is the funding amount?

Depending on the country of destination, the scholarship recipients receive a monthly allowance for the cost of living as well as a travel allowance and health insurance.

Where and when can I apply?

Applications are made to the DAAD ( ) in the form of an online procedure.

There are two different application deadlines:

1) only for Canada: late July to mid-September

2) for all other countries : November 1 - December 15

Students can apply for three projects within the application period.

Information and advice:

Further information and advice can be obtained from the International Office of the University of Bremen. (Consultation by appointment)


Office hours in the advisory and counseling office of the International Office:

VWG Building, Room 0580

In physical presence and online
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

online only
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Our consulting and service office in the VWG is open again for you. However, you can still reach us in the online consultation (via Zoom).


Barbara Hasenmüller
Tel.: +49 421 218-60374
Email: auslandspraktikaprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de