December 1st, 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
Last Call for Applications!
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 .

Last 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.

Call for Applications
RISE Germany

RISE Germany is a 10-12 week summer internship program for undergraduates in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, and computer science. Bachelor students receive the opportunity to work with researchers at universities and research institutions across Germany. The working language is English.  Apply by December 15th.

Call for Applications
RISE Professional

RISE Professional offers summer research internships in Germany to Master’s and PhD students from North America at companies and non-university research institutions with strong relations to industry in the same fields as mentioned above. Apply by December 15th.

Webinar Series
Research in Germany Webinar Series

Interested in a research career in Germany? Join the "Research in Germany" Webinar Series for first-hand information from experts from December 3rd to 6th !
For more information and to register, click here.

Germany in the United States
Christmas Season
Christmas Markets

In case you are missing the sights, smells, and delicacies of German Christmas markets, the United States also boasts a number of German-style Christmas markets, of which you can read about a select few here . For those in the Tri-State area, you can find a comprehensive list here .

Living in Germany
Christmas Season

December 6th marks the feast day of St. Nicholas (Sankt Nikolaus), a bishop in what is now Turkey. On the night of December 5th, children can leave their shoes by the window or door so that St. Nikolaus can fill them with treats.


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  .


Last Call for Applications
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 #66
How far into my studies do I have to be before I am eligible for RISE Germany?

Applicants are required to have completed at least two years of an undergraduate degree program by the time of the internship . Learn more about RISE Germany in the FAQ section here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that the Dresden Striezelmarkt is Germany's oldest Christmas market, dating back to 1434!

MBA and International Master’s Programmes

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