November 17th, 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! 
Office Closure
Thanksgiving Celebrations

The DAAD USA offices in New York and San Francisco will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd in observance of Thanksgiving. Did you know, Germany celebrates Thanksgiving (Erntedank) in September?

DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Application Deadline
Study Scholarship for Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film

Those with an undergraduate degree in any discipline or final year undergraduates may apply for the Study Scholarship for Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film for a full Master's degree program or complementary course at a German university.  Apply by November 30th .

PhD and Post Docs
DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

This research fellowship program is designed to bring both junior and senior 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 December 1st, .

Call for Applications
University Summer Course Grants

This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany.  Apply by December 1st.

Meet us in Seattle!
Goethe Institut Career Booster Seattle
Calling all undergraduate and graduate students in the Seattle area! Join us at the Career Booster Seattle, organized by the Goethe-Institut, on  Friday, November 30th to learn about the wide array of funding and opportunities for studying and working in Germany. German language skills not required.

In Commemoration
100 years after the First World War
Remembering the End of the First World War

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, along with French President Emmanuel Macron and invited guests from all over the world, commemorated the armistice signed on November 11, 1918, marking the end of the devastating First World War.


Transatlantic Spaces
International Cooperation in Space
Orion Moon Mission Utilizes German Technology

NASA's Orion spacecraft, which is set to venture to the moon in the next few years, will be using a service module built by the European Space Agency's prime contractor, Airbus. Use of this critical piece of technology in an American spacecraft marks a new age of international space cooperation.


Living in Germany
Enjoying Autumn in Germany
Deutsche Weinstrasse

Germany boasts a 53-mile stretch dedicated to the appreciation of wine. Travelers can enjoy miles of vineyards, wine estates, and picturesque towns in the Palatinate region, particularly during the autumn season.

Job Opportunities
Internship Opportunity
IT Internship Network Administration at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is offering an internship in network administration. We are seeking  Information Technology majors  who are nearing the end of their studies   or  IT-graduate students . The internship will take place in New York City.


Internship Opportunity
Marketing and Program Administration at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is offering an internship in  higher education marketing and program administration  .


Internship Opportunity
Media and Operations Internship at DWIH

The   German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH)   is seeking a media and operations intern for a minimum of 6 months. The internship will take place in New York City.


Missed out on a webinar? You can find all past webinar presentations and recordings in our archive here .
Application Tip #64
What level of German do I need for the University Summer Course Grant?

The required German language skills should be equivalent at least to level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Please see our website for the most accurate and up-to-date information here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

that this month, Germany celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage, Germany was one of the first European countries to support women's right to vote and continues to strive for parity and equality across society.

HTW Berlin

The English-language Master in Project Management & Data Science at the HTW Berlin will enable you to manage high-level international projects as well as analyse and interpret big data. Join us at HTW Berlin and study in one of the most interesting cities in the world.

Learn more here:
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