November 24th, 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

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.

International Education Week
Experiences Abroad
International Education Week

International Education Week, held this year from November 12-16th, promoted the importance of both US students taking advantage of opportunities abroad and the internationalization of US universities. The US government, universities, businesses, NGOs, and many other organizations support efforts to this end.


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 #65
Who makes the decision about my application?

An independent selection committee made up of US, Canadian, and German experts make the final decision. Read more about the selection process in our FAQs here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that if you send this year's Christmas letter to the small German town of Himmelpfort before December 16th, you will receive a response from Father Christmas or one of his helpers? Time to start writing!

NIT Hamburg

Study an MBA program in Germany focused on technology management! The MBA is offered at the NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management with the option of coupling it with an MSC at the Hamburg University of Technology. The program is intended for engineers, scientists and economists who want to shape the digital world. Benefits include international groups, small classes, on-campus living and a close connection to the industry.

Learn more here:
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