April 7th, 2018
News from DAAD USA
Stay up to date on DAAD's activities in the US - from news about scholarship programs to opportunities for study and research in Germany. Fun facts, tips on living in Germany, and application advice for scholarships included! 

DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Call for Applications
DAAD Young Ambassadors Program

The DAAD Young Ambassadors Program is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students from North America who have recently studied or interned in Germany and are interested in promoting study in Germany at their home institutions. Apply by April 15th, 2018.

Call for Applications
DAAD-AICGS Fellowship Program

The  DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship Program is designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS, which is located in Washington, DC, for stays of two to three months each. Apply by April 15th, 2018.

Call for Applications
DAAD Postdoctoral Fellows at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University

The academic year 2018/19 at SAIS will focus on “The United States, Europe, and Global Order.” Each Fellow will complete a research paper related to this during the period of residence. Apply by April 15th, 2018.

2018 Annual DAAD Contest

Show us your pictures of Germany that reveal  #YourHiddenGermany and go beyond Oktoberfest, Neuschwanstein and the Brandenburg Gate (as much as we love them) and win a round trip airfare to Germany! Click the link below to participate in the contest.

Study Computing & HCI at a UNESCO World Heritage site!

Join this "Universities at a Glance" webinar April 11th at 1pm EDT to find out more about the Master‘s programs Computer Science for Digital Media and Human-Computer Interaction taught in English at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

DAAD in Concert NYC
Sound Understanding 2018

Join us for the 2018 DAAD Sound Understanding Concert at Carnegie Hall in New York on Thursday, April 12th at 7:30pm. RSVP below.  We look forward to introducing you to some of the most talented and promising new musicians from Germany. 

Higher Education in Germany
Refugees and HOPES
Educational Opportunities for Refugees from Syria

HOPES—the first project funded by the Madad Fund in the field of higher education—started its work in April 2016. Through this project, DAAD - together with the British Council, Campus France, and NUFFIC (Netherlands) - enables young refugees to study in Lebanon. Learn more about DAAD's refugee initiatives at the link below.

Living in Germany
Theme Parks in Germany
Experience Roller Coasters in Germany

Studying in Germany offers international students the opportunity to experience and pursue many different leisure activities. With Spring, many amusement parks are reopening their doors. Our international student bloggers share their experiences visiting German theme parks. Read on below to plan your weekend getaways while studying in Germany.

Application Tip #38
What happens if the application deadline falls on a Sunday or Public holiday?

In this case, the reference must be postmarked by the following Monday/business day. However, please note that application materials must be submitted to the online MOVE portal by the deadline, regardless of what day of the week it is.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...that Germany's Europa-Park was voted one of the top ten attractions by tourists in Germany? Visit the link below to learn more.


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Editorial Details

Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director DAAD New York
Katrin Kempiners, Peter Kerrigan, Editors

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