RWTH Aachen University - Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) - Internship

City: Aachen Country: Germany

RWTH Aachen University - Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) - Internship Website


The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program at RWTH Aachen University offers undergraduate students the chance to conduct their own research project. Students will obtain research experience and participate in German language training and workshops on intercultural and research-related issues.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Summer

Duration: 10 weeks

Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate student status at the time of application
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Student of a North American university with US or Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Submission of letter of recommendation from supervisor at home university, resume, letter of motivation, academic transcript and a document confirming current and future enrolment

Language of Instruction

Primarily English; however, German language training is provided by RWTH Aachen to UROP participants free of charge.


RWTH Aachen provides selected UAlberta students with scholarships of €1,850 to cover basic living expenses during your stay.

UAlberta students are also encourage to apply for the Education Abroad Individual Award.

Fees & Costs

General fees and costs information.

Program participants will be enrolled as RWTH Aachen University students in order to benefit from a state-wide rail and bus ticket and numerous other student services. The cost of enrolment is €245 per semester. Otherwise the program is free of charge. You will only need to cover your travel, insurance and living expenses.


Students are responsible for locating their own accommodation in Aachen.

Projects (by subject area):

Please see which UROP projects are currently available by accessing and browsing through the project database.

Application deadline - January 7, 2024 (Summer 2024 internships)

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,200-$1,800 in funding.

Over 70% of students who apply get funding.

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