July 13, 2019
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! 
Important Dates


GAIN Annual Conference 2019
German Science and Career Fair
GAIN19 in San Francisco

Come to GAIN19 in San Francisco from August 23rd-24th! The annual conference and talent fair is the largest German science and research career fair in the US. I t is an ideal place for MA, PhD, and postdoctoral students, as well as junior faculty of all disciplines to learn about academic careers and funding opportunities in Germany. You can connect with representatives from more than 100 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies, as well as participate in a Startup Pitch and Science Slam . Find out more today!
In Profile
DAAD Network
Meet DAAD EMGIP Alumnus Chris Clark

Chris Clark is a recent graduate of Vassar College who moved to New York City after completing the Emigre Memorial German Internship Program (EMGIP) in Berlin. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Chris currently works in Times Square in the field of urban place management. Chris is also a political activist who is passionate about combating catastrophic climate change, wealth inequality and nationalism.

Science and Innovation
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Alexander von Humboldt
What Humboldt Means to Us

Several researchers, including newly-elected DAAD President Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee, weigh in on lessons learned from Alexander von Humboldt regarding academic research and exchange. According to Prof. Dr. Mukherjee, research should be understandable and seek to address society at large.

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Alexander von Humboldt
Humboldt Quiz

Alexander von Humboldt learned a lot throughout his journeys across the world. His research and scientific revelations impact us today. How much do you know about him?

German Universities
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Internationalization of German Universities
Growth of International Students in Germany

Higher education institutions in Germany have seen a growth in international enrollment between the 2017 and 2018 academic year, with a record high of almost 375,000 international students. The virtually nonexistent higher education fees and increase in offered English-language programs contribute to the attractiveness of Germany as a study destination.

Webinars
Study in Germany
Webinar Archive

Missed out on a webinar? You can find all past webinar presentations and recordings in our archive here .
Application Tip #95
I have just been accepted to a Master's program in Germany. Where can I look for funding opportunities?

You can check out the DAAD's scholarship database . This database is for international students, graduates and researchers and contains numerous scholarship offers for study or teaching visits and research projects in Germany.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that besides the three city-states (Hamburg, Berlin, and Bremen), Saarland is the smallest state in Germany in terms of population and size? Saarland has a population of just over 1 million people and an area of 990 square miles.

This announcement has been prepared by:

DAAD Regional Office New York, 871 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, legally represented by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V., Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn
 
Tel.: (212) 758-3223 
Fax: (212) 755-5780
 
 
Head office:
Bonn (Germany), registered with the Bonn District Court, Commercial Register Court VR 2105
 
Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
 
Image credits:
iStockphoto

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