Application Invited for Working Internships in Science and Engineering at DAAD, Germany

ORG- DAAD, Germany
Closing Date- 1st November, 2019

The programme targets Indian students pursuing a degree in the fields of science and engineering who wish to do a research internship at a publicly-funded German higher education institution or a research institute.

Who can apply
Students who wish to apply must meet the following criteria:
  1. They need to belong to one of the selected Indian higher education institutions. The list of selected institutions is influenced by, but not limited to, the following factors: AICTE approval, NAAC accreditation, MHRD evaluation, INI (Institute of National Importance) status established before 2010 and availability of 4- and 5-year undergraduate and integrated Master’s degrees respectively.
  2. They should be enrolled in programmes which can be classified under the broad fields of engineering, mathematics and natural sciences.
  3. They should be in the 5th or 6th academic semester of a 4-year Bachelor’s programme or in their 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th academic semester of a 5-year integrated or dual degree (Bachelor-Master) programme.
  4. They should not be former recipients of the WISE scholarship.

What can be funded
A research internship at a public or state-funded higher education institution or a non- university research institute in Germany to work under doctoral students, scientists or professors as a part of their ongoing research projects.
  1. A monthly scholarship of 750 euros for undergraduate students (the monthly installment will be calculated on a
    daily basis, i.e. 25 euros per day)
  2. A lump sum travel subsidy of 1,050 euros
  3. Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance covered by DAAD

Application Requirement
  1. The applicant must have an aggregate percentage of 85% and above or CGPA 8.5/10 and above of all completed semesters at the time of application. All transcripts of completed semesters must be submitted.
  2. The applicant must be a registered student of her/his institution. It is necessary to obtain a “No Objection Certificate” for the entire duration of the internship from the home institute. This form is available under the category “Application Procedure” of the programme announcement.
  3. The applicant must possess an invitation letter from a German professor on the letter head of the German university or research institute. A completed “Approval Form” from the German host is also mandatory. Both
    the documents must clearly mention the exact start and end dates of the internship.
  4. The applicant must submit a CV and a short research proposal along with the documents mentioned above.
    Language skills
  5. German language skills are not mandatory.
  6. Very good proficiency of the English language is expected.

Application Procedure
The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD portal. You are also required to send one copy of the Application summary (PDF file), which is generated in the DAAD portal after the online application procedure has been completed, and a reference from an Indian university teacher by post to the DAAD office New Delhi.

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