International Opportunities


NYU Abu Dhabi Visiting Undergraduate Research Program

Overview

NYU Abu Dhabi welcomes the unique experiences and insights visiting students bring to the university and region. The Visiting Undergraduate Research Program provides an opportunity for a limited number of undergraduate students at NYU New York, NYU Shanghai, and UAE-based universities to take part in research projects at NYUAD over the summer, supervised by NYUAD faculty. For information about the program, and to view possible opportunities, please visit the Visiting Undergraduate Research Program page on the NYUAD web page.

Kindly share these summer research opportunities with your students. Please email nyuad.undergraduateresearch@nyu.edu with any questions.

Program deadline

Online application deadline: March 31, 2019

Eligibility

Excellent North American undergraduate students (who have completed 2 years of studies when starting at TUM) and graduate students are invited to apply.

Academic Prerequisites:

  • Undergraduate students enrolled full-time at NYU New York or NYU Shanghai
  • GPA minimum: 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Completed credits: 44 minimum
  • Project-specific skills as mentioned in project descriptions
  • Position must be in line with students academic interests and declared majors
  • Students will be required to enroll in a zero-credit, pass/fail class and attend an orientation, as well as in-person weekly sessions.

More information can be found online via the NYUAD Visiting Undergraduate Program. Please direct any questions or concerns to Farhana Goha at farhana.goha@nyu.edu.


Practical Research Experience Program (PREP) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Overview

Practical Research Experience Program (PREP) is a 10-week summer program that will help you refine your research skills at one of Europe’s top-ranked technical institutions. While staying at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), you will:

  • Gain experience in research
  • Learn more about the German higher education landscape and industry
  • Become members of the diverse scientific community

The PREP program offers:

  • Cutting-edge research projects
  • No program fee
  • Financial support
  • Dorm accommodation
  • Individual support by PREP Program Manager and student buddies
  • Orientation and framework program

View Available Projects for PREP 2019
 

Program dates TUM PREP 2019

Application period: October 8 – November 30, 2018 (3 pm, CET)
Kick-off event: May 28, 2019
Orientation week: May 29 – June 3, 2019
Research projects (minimum duration): June 4 – August 13, 2019*
Closing event: August 13, 2019

*In most cases, an extension of the period of the project is possible in consultation with the TUM PREP supervisor.

The projects for TUM PREP are offered by various university chairs and are therefore diverse. For example: Towards Full Genome PhylogenyMolecular Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Mental Well-Being of AthletesGet an overview of the current project offers here.
 

Eligibility

Excellent North American undergraduate students (who have completed 2 years of studies when starting at TUM) and graduate students are invited to apply.

Academic Prerequisites:

  • Bachelor or master students (at least 2 years of undergraduate studies completed when starting with the TUM PREP project)
  • GPA minimum: 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Project-specific skills as mentioned in project descriptions

Applicants are expected to get informed about recognition and credit transfer regulations at their home institutions, if they need academic credits for their research stay.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Sara Basurco at basurco@zv.tum.de.