July 4, 2017
News from DAAD Canada
Welcome to our new and improved newsletter!
Our monthly newsletter will continue to keep you up-to-date on DAAD's activities in Canada - from news about our scholarship and grant programs to opportunities for study and research in Germany and the latest developments on the German post-secondary landscape - all with a new fresh look! 

Important Dates

July 3rd, 2017: DAAD Information Centre Toronto closed for Canada Day
July 25th - August 4, 2017, DAAD Information Centre Toronto closed for summer holiday
October 1st, 2017: Study in Germany at Study and Go Abroad Fair in Toronto

Upcoming Application Deadlines

July 17th, 2017: Postdoctoral Researchers' Networking Tour 2017

High School and University Students 
Germany@Canada Photo Contest

Are you a high school or university student spending the summer in Germany? If so, DAAD and Goethe-Institut Canada want your picture showing Canada in Germany for a chance to win a great prize! Staying at home? No problem, find some Germany in your Canadian summer scene and send us that photo for your chance to win too! Deadline: August 31, 2017.

DAAD Alumna Margaret Atwood Wins Peace Prize of the German Book Trade 

Canadian author Margaret Atwood has been announced as the 2017 recipient of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Ms. Atwood will receive this award at the close of the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 15th.

In this interview with Berlin's Tagesspiegel newspaper from 2005, Ms. Atwood recalls her experience with DAAD's Berlin Artists Program and reflects on Canadian identity (German only!).
Postdoctoral Researchers' Networking Tour 2017 

The Postdoctoral Researchers' Networking Tour of Germany 2017 will bring a group of recent postdocs to Germany from September 25-30, 2017 for a week-long tour of universities, research institutes and companies active in the fields of material sciences and nanotechnology. Application deadline: July 17, 2017

Save the Date!
Study in Germany at Study and Go Abroad Fair in Toronto - October 1, 2017

Join DAAD at the Study in Germany booth at the Study and Go Abroad Fair in Toronto on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Learn more about DAAD's scholarship and grant programs for students at Canadian universities or ask questions about doing a full degree in Germany!

Higher Education in Germany
Study Abroad
Academic Exchange With Germany is Flourishing

DAAD's annual report highlights the most recent numbers on academic exchange. In 2016, DAAD supported 131,229 students and academics worldwide. Of these, 55,754 people were international grantees; 75,475 were Germans going abroad. Over $650 million CDN dollars were spent by DAAD on supporting academic mobility in 2016.

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