November 10th, 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
Application Deadline
Study Scholarship for Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD 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 , 2018.

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, 2018 .

Art Exhibition at the German Consulate General
DAAD-sponsored artist Franziska Jyrch will showcase her first solo exhibition in North America at the German Consulate General starting on November 16th . SUPER SOFT SKILLS will include large-format paintings, small-scale sculptures, and in-situ settings that address the characteristics of the host’s space and the context of the exhibition. RSVP for the opening reception on November 15th here .

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.

German Clusters of Excellence
Research Project Funding
New Excellence Clusters Named

The German Research Council (DFG) and German Council of Science and Humanities released their decisions on the 57 Clusters of Excellence that will be receive funding for seven years beginning in 2019.


Living in Germany
"Laterne, Laterne..."
St. Martin's Day in Germany

Even though St. Martin's Day is not an official German holiday, it is a cultural tradition. On November 11th , children and their parents will walk through the streets with home-made lanterns, singing songs (usually in exchange for candy and other treats) to honor St. Martin, who was renowned for helping those in need.

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 #63
When will decisions for the Research Grants and Study Scholarship be announced?

Results will be announced through the portal in April. Please do not call or email. You will receive an e-mail notification confirming receipt of your application eight weeks after the deadline. Application decisions will not be accompanied by an explanation.
Fun Fact
Did you know...

that Germany has had several capital cities over the course of its history, including Aachen, Regensburg, Frankfurt-am-Main, Nuremberg, Berlin, Weimar, Bonn (and East Berlin), and, since 1990, Berlin again.

FU Berlin (FUBIS)

FUBiS is an intensive academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted toward their degrees at their home institutions. FUBiS sessions run for 3 to 6 weeks taking place both in summer and winter. Students can choose between subject classes (mostly taught in English) and German language courses . Field trips within Berlin are an integral part of every course.

Learn more here:
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