August 3, 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 over 100 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. Find out more today!
Job Opportunities
Job Opportunity
Program Manager, DWIH

The German Center for Research and Innovation New York (DWIH) is seeking a full-time Program Manager. DWIH New York is one of five German Houses of Science and Innovation (DWIHs) worldwide and is part of the German government's Strategy for the Internationalization of Science and Research.

In Profile
DAAD Network
Meet DAAD Photo Contest Winner Kaitlin Young

Kaitlin Young is a rising senior at the University of North Texas, majoring in German with minors in Linguistics and English. She is thrilled to interact with the DAAD this upcoming year and promote study abroad to other students as a DAAD Young Ambassador. Kaitlin plans to apply to teach English abroad, pursue graduate studies, and eventually teach German at the university level.

#GermanInMyLanguage
Alumniportal Deutschland Contest
The Influence of German on Other Languages

Doppelgänger, kindergarden, rucksack, kaput... did you know that these words we use in the English language are actually German loanwords? Share your favorite German loanword and meaning in your language on your social media profile with the hashtag #GermanInMyLanguage for the chance to win several prizes! Learn more about this Alumniportal Deutschland contest here.
Green Energy in Germany
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Renewable Energy Sources
Successful Year So Far for Green Energy

For the first half of 2019, renewable energy sources produced more electricity than coal and nuclear power plants together in Germany. Renewable resources include wind and solar power, which have been performing particularly well, as well as water and biomass. The increase in renewable energy power production has decreased CO2 emissions.

Destination Germany
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Traveling in Germany
30 Beautiful Places to Visit in Germany

Still have some extra vacation days left? Or are you already in Germany and seeking new adventure? Germany has remained a popular tourist destination due to its rich history, vibrant culture, and diverse landscapes. Here is a list of 30 beautiful destinations for you to explore. Happy traveling!
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 #98
I am an international student completing my Bachelor's degree in the United States. I would like to complete my Master's Degree in Germany right after this. Am I still eligible to apply?

Foreign nationals who live in the USA or in Canada by the time of application deadline are eligible, if your last degree was obtained in the US/Canada, or you will have received a degree in the US/Canada before your scholarship starts. All other foreign nationals may need to apply via a different DAAD office .

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that Bavaria is the largest state in Germany? It has an area of 27,200 square miles, approximately one-fifth of the entire country!

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Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
 
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