Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)


The DAAD offers programs for everyone from undergraduate students to post-doctoral researchers. Undergraduates can compete for scholarships for four to ten months' study, research, or internship, as well as summer language programs and specialized internships in science & engineering. Graduating seniors, recent alums, and current grad students apply for study and research grants of up to ten months, with a one-year extension possible.


U.S. citizen undergraduates, graduating seniors, young alumni, and graduate students in all fields.

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Study, research, and internship programs of varying length and focus, targeting students at different levels of study and language proficiency.


Northwestern holds internal competition to select nominees for most DAAD programs. Applications due in to Office of Fellowships on internal deadline date.