August 31, 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! 
** Please note that the DAAD offices in New York and San Francisco will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day!
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Call for Applications
Work at the German Parliament!

The German Bundestag, in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin, invites you to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin. The deadline has been extended to August 31st, 2019.  

Call for Applications
EMGIP Bundestag Internship

EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the  Bundestag . The internships are two months long and student interests are matched with a suitable position. Apply by September 15th, 2019. 

Call for Applications
Study Scholarship in Architecture

US students who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development are eligible to apply for the Study Scholarship in Architecture to pursue a Master's degree in Germany. Apply by September 30th , 2019 .

Call for Project Proposals
RISE Worldwide

Calling all research groups, labs, and doctoral students interested in hosting a motivated and qualified student from Germany to assist with research and lab work for your proposed project. The students have academic training in the STEM fields and receive a DAAD scholarship to help cover expenses and travel costs.  Submit by October 15th, 2019 .  

Job and Internship Opportunities
Last Chance to Apply!
Program Assistant (temporary), DWIH

The German Center for Research and Innovation New York (DWIH) is seeking a temporary, full-time Program Assistant. Responsibilities include event management and organization, database management, and office management. Apply by September 6th, 2019 .

Come Work With Us!
Program Support internship

Our DAAD Regional Office in New York is looking for two fall interns to support the administration of our scholarship programs. The internship will take place in New York City. Apply now!

Germany in the United States
German Population in the United States
1870 US Census Statistics on the German Population

In 1870, the Census Bureau conducted the ninth United States Census. Looking back at the data, the German population was of particular interest as one of the largest immigrant populations in the country. According to the census, the German-born German population was 1,690,146. For reference, the total population was close to 39 million.

Travel in Germany
Island Hopping in Germany

It's true - Germany also has over 40 islands off its northern coast that are waiting to welcome any adventurers! The islands offer a variety of landscapes and natural environments - a little something for everyone! It's not too late to make it before the cold weather sets in or you can just keep these on your radar for next year.

Careers in Germany
International Careers
Support for your Job Applications in Germany

What does the ideal job application look like? There are subtle differences depending on your desired destination and field. If you are a Germany-Alum just about to graduate and looking to apply in Germany, Alumniportal-Deutschland is offering virtual career coaching. Find out more information and sign up here by September 1st, 2019 !
Research Careers in Germany

Interested in pursuing research in artificial intelligence or becoming an entrepreneur with your research topic? Join our "Research in Germany" webinar series to find out how to drive your career forward! Webinars take place daily between  October 7th and 10th at 2pm (CEST).
For more information and to register, please click here .
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 #102
Is there any information on the DAAD Online Portal that I can read as I prepare to submit my application online?

Yes! You can find downloadable step-by-step instructions on how to use the DAAD Portal to apply for funding here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that there is an entire museum in Berlin dedicated to currywurst ? Currywurst is a popular sausage dish of the fast-food variety that typically consists of a fried pork sausage cut into bite-sized pieces and topped with curry ketchup. A side of pommes (french fries) is not uncommon. Guten appetit!

TUM School of Management at Campus Heilbronn

Study in fall 2020 at the new Heilbronn Campus of TUM School of Management! - Bachelor in Management and Technology – Focus on digital technologies - Master in Management – For engineers and natural scientists - Master in Management and Innovation Specializations: Managing digital transformation, family businesses and startups.

Learn more here.
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Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
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