DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

About DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students und researchers around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organisation of its kind. We also promote internationalisation efforts at German universities, help developing countries build their own systems of higher education, and support German Studies and German language programmes abroad. Our Artists-in-Berlin Program is one of the most renowned international scholarship programmes for artists.


RISE Intern

June 2018 - September 2018 Oldenburg, Lower Saxony
“The German culture, especially its love of biking. I also enjoyed watching the World Cup in Germany, even though the team did not do too well. ”

Research Assistant

May 2018 - August 2018 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg
“Working in a BME research lab in Germany. Living in another country. The flexibility of the program. Ability to expand my network. Meeting other DAAD RISE scholars. Getting out of my comfort zone. Traveling during the weekends. Getting paid a stipend. ”
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