Ruhr Fellowship

The Ruhr Fellowship Program connects highly motivated undergraduate students in the United States with a unique experience to expand their portfolio and networks to one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced areas in Germany. As Germany’s “Cradle of Industry”, the Ruhr Area has come to represent creativity and innovation with its internationally renowned companies, universities and research institutes.

Ruhr Fellowship

Gain access to top universities in Germany as a Ruhr Fellow

We are looking for top students interested in a new hands-on experience next summer as one of our Ruhr Fellows. You must be currently enrolled in your Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year in an engineering, science, business degree or humanities program at one of the following participating universities: Harvard University, Lehigh University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Purdue University, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, University of California, Berkeley, University of Cincinnati, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University.

Ruhr Fellows will participate in an intercultural and language immersion program at the university level followed by an internship with one of Germany’s leading companies located in the Ruhr Area or a research internship at one of our UA Ruhr universities.

To find out more about the Ruhr Fellowship Program, have a look at our 2021 program brochure.
Check out the interview with Cassidy Crone, one of our 2019 Ruhr Fellows from Princeton University, here.

Program dates for 2021: June 1 - July 29, 2022
Call for applications: Please download the application form here.
Application deadline: December 10, 2021


2019 Ruhr Fellows
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