Skip to main content

International Research Programs for Faculty & Students


For students: Highlighted upcoming deadlines

Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites undergraduate students from the US and Canada in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and Engineering to apply for a summer research internship in Germany.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

John Innes Centre - The Genome Analysis Center
International Undergraduate Summer School 2016 
Deadline: January 18, 2016

School of Life Sciences Summer Research Program, Lausanne, Switzerland
Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Life Sciences Students
Deadline: January 31, 2016

Other International Research Opportunities for Faculty and Students

NSF-Funded Opportunities

Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI)

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships


Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO)

IES Abroad – Institute for the International Education for Students (for Faculty and students)

Programs Funded by Other Countries

For Faculty


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)- Visiting Professorship at German Universities

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers - Scientists and scholars can apply for fellowships for 6 to 18 months to perform research projects in Germany

Programs for Co-operative Research Grants – Funds strengthening cooperation between foreign and German research groups, working together on a specific scientific topic

DLR/DAAD: Research Fellowships in Space, Aeronautics, Energy and Transportation Research – for highly-qualified foreign doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as senior scientists. DLR-DAAD Fellowships offer outstanding scientists and researchers the opportunity to conduct special research at the institutes of the DLR in Germany.

Fulbright: Lecture and Research
For American scholars with experience in teaching and/or research who propose projects in cooperation with a German host institution

Leibniz: Foreign Visiting Scientists at Leibniz Institutes
Program for highly qualified foreign scientists to pursue or complete research in the scientific context of a Leibniz Institute.


Chinese Academy of Sciences
CAS President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI)

Fogarty International Center offers several international research opportunities and career development awards

For Students

EuroScholars is a unique research abroad programme designed for advanced and talented undergraduate students from US and Canadian institutions looking for an international research experience. The EuroScholars Program offers these students to conduct research at one of the 9 internationally renowned European Research Universities

American Chemical Society
International Experience for Undergraduates (IREU)

Belize/Costa Rica – Institute for Central American Development Studies Summer Internship and Cultural Training Program

Bermuda – Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences REU Program

Germany – Research Internships in Science and Engineering

Germany – RWTH Aachen Summer Exchange Program

Switzerland – ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships