June 9th, 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
Special Grant “History of 1014 Fifth Avenue, NY

In cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Academy New York is offering a grant for research on the history of 1014 Fifth Avenue, New York.  Fellowships are awarded for specific research in New York, Montana, and Germany. Apply by July 1st, 2018. 


Call for Applications
Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (P.R.I.M.E.)

This funding program addresses postdocs of all nationalities, who see their future career in Germany, but who first wish to spend some time researching abroad. Funding is provided for 18 months, of which 12 have to be spent abroad and 6 at a German university.  Apply by August 31st, 2018. 

Call for Applications
GAIN 2018 in Boston, Sept 7th-9th

Calling all academics interested in working in Germany! 
The  Annual GAIN Conference in Boston (Sept 7-9)  offers postdocs, researchers, and assistant professors from all fields opportunities to learn about academic careers in Germany.  Participation grants  are available to German-speaking researchers interested in a career in Germany. 
2018 DAAD Photo Contest
Announcing the Winners of #YourHiddenGermany

Congratulations to the winners of our 2018 Annual DAAD Photo Contest! Thank you to all who participated and to all those who voted for their favorite image. Click below to view the winning images and the unique impressions of Germany they represent.

Sept 8th, 2018
"Research in Germany" at the 18th Annual GAIN Conference

Join us at the 18th Annual GAIN Conference in Boston, the largest German science and research career fair outside of Europe. On Sept 8, a free walk-in fair and one-on-one meetings with German university representatives are open to researchers by registering here

Higher Education in Germany and the US
Job Opportunity
Communications Officer DAAD/GCRI

The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) New York is seeking a full-time, in-house Communications Officer. The initial contract will be issued for one year with the possibility of renewal. Learn more about the position requirements and benefits at the link below. Apply by June 15th.


Johns Hopkins SAIS and DAAD Announcement
Kristina Spohr Inaugural Helmut Schmidt Professor

Professor Kristina Spohr will join the school for the 2018/19 academic year as the inaugural Helmut Schmidt Professor in the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs. This new professorship is part of a multi-year program to enhance research on transatlantic relations at Johns Hopkins SAIS funded by DAAD with generous support by the German Federal Foreign Office.

Application Tip #46
What makes a good research proposal?

When preparing a grant application, it is important to introduce your research project in a concise and engaging manner. We have compiled a useful set of guidelines to help you determine the structure and content of your research exposé.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...the German state of Bavaria has the most federal holidays? Its citizens get 13 holidays per year. Runners up are the states of Baden-Württemberg and Saarland. Click the link below for an interactive German lesson on German holidays by the Deutsche Welle.


Goethe Goes Global - Master Scholarships
Goethe University is now offering scholarships for 75 Master’s programs. Applicants must hold an excellent Bachelor's degree from a university outside of Germany. Awardees are provided with a monthly stipend of 1,000 EUR and other benefits to help them develop their career. Find more info here:
www.uni-frankfurt.de/masterstip and spread the word! 
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