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DAAD Internships in Science and Engineering 2016


  • Eligibility: Engineering, Mathematics and Science students who have scored more than 85%in their previous exam
  • Benefits: A monthly scholarship of 650 euros for undergraduate students, travel, health insurance.


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


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Regional Office New Delhi
c/o DLTA Complex, R.K. Khanna Stadium, 1 Africa Avenue,
New Delhi 110029


Students from selected Indian higher education institutions in the fields of engineering, mathematics and science who are in their fifth or sixth semester of a Bachelor’s programme or in their fifth, sixth, seventh or eighth semester of an integrated or dual degree programme.
Students who have been awarded a WISE scholarship previously cannot apply again.

Aggregate marks of 85 % and above or CGPA 8.5 / 10 and above of completed semesters at the time of application.
The applicant must be a registered student of his / her institution.
Acceptance cum invitation letter from a German professor for the internship.

Language skills
German language skills are not mandatory. 
Very good proficiency of the English language is expected.


The access to the DAAD portal opens about 6 weeks before the application deadline.

Application documents

  • online application form
  • Full curriculum vitae
  • DAAD form „Certificate of Enrolment“) filled in by home institution as proof of current enrolment
  • DAAD form „No Objection Certificate“ filled in and stamped by home institution
  • Invitation letter of German supervisor
  • DAAD form „Approval Form by German Host“ filled in by German supervisor
  • Recent reference from Indian university teacher which provides information about the applicant’s qualifications (please find the form in the DAAD application portal)
  • University degree certificates indicating final grade(s)

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 application address.
Please note that the first and last name filled in the application form should be identical to the name in the passport.
Please note that the "Submitting an application" tab in the scholarship database only appears while the current application period is running. After the application deadline has expired, the portal for this programme is not available until the next application period.

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