June 15, 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! 
Upcoming Application Deadlines

Important Dates

DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Additional Application Deadline
German Studies Research Grant

This specialized DAAD program offers research grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany.  Apply by  July 1st, 2019.

Job Opportunities
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Job Opportunity
Program Coordinator at American Friends of AvH

American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for Communications and Events. Working as a team, the Program Coordinators are responsible for the implementation of key programs of AFAvH, including publications, coordination of major events, alumni engagement, and fellowship recruitment.

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Last Call for Applications!
Heidelberg University Association: Executive Director

Heidelberg University Association invites applications and nominations for the position of its Executive Director in New York. Heidelberg University Association is a non-profit organization that serves as Liaison Office for Heidelberg University, Germany. For more information and application instructions, visit our website here .
In Profile
DAAD Network
Mee t DAAD Language Assistant Anna-Sophie Berges

Anna-Sophie Berges completed her teaching degree for secondary level school at the University of Education in Heidelberg, Germany, in spring 2018. Shortly afterwards, she received a scholarship from DAAD for the Language Assistant Program and now teaches German as a Foreign Language at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Study in Germany - Land of Ideas
New Website
www.study-in-germany.de

"Study in Germany - Land of Ideas", the official campaign by the Federal Government of Germany for Germany as a study location, can now be found using the URL: www.study-in-germany.de . This website is a excellent resource with relevant information and clear process descriptions for before, during, and after studying in Germany.
Webinars
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Webinars
Research Careers in Germany

Interested in a research career in Germany? Join the "Research in Germany" webinar series for first-hand information on research and funding possibilities for PhD candidates and postdocs. Webinars take place daily between June 24th and 27th at 2pm (CEST) and feature contributions from experts affiliated with German research institutions and companies . 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 #90
Does DAAD have funding for students studying Medicine in Germany?

No, DAAD does not provide scholarships for international students pursuing a medical degree in Germany.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that Father's Day in Germany coincides with Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt)? Both are therefore celebrated 40 days after Easter, usually falling on a Thursday in May, whereas Father's Day in the United States is celebrated on the third Sunday in June, so tomorrow!

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