June 22, 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.

GAIN Annual Conference 2019
German Science and Career Fair
GAIN19 in San Francisco, August 24th, 2019

Come to GAIN19 in San Francisco! The annual conference and talent fair is the l argest 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 Ger man universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. Find out more and register today!
News from DAAD Bonn
DAAD General Assembly Election
DAAD General Assembly Election Results

Earlier this week, DAAD's General Assembly elected a new executive board o f trustees. Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee, President of the Justus Liebig University Giessen and current Vice President of DAAD will take over from Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel, who after two terms in office did not run for reelection. Dr. Muriel Helbig, President of Luebeck University of Applied Sciences, was elected as the new Vice President.

2019 DAAD Photo Contest Winners
Announcing this Year's Winners!
#BeyondBordersBeyondYourself Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our DAAD Photo Contest!
First Place: Kaitlin Young (University of North Texas)
Second Place: Mareike Lange (University of Cincinnati)
Third Place: Alexandria Crandall (Boise State University)
Thank you to all who participated and to all who voted for their favorite image.

In Profile
DAAD Network
Mee t DAAD Language Assistant Dominik Winkel

Dominik Winkel is currently a Language Assistant at the University of Washington. Dominik completed his Master's degree at the University of Bonn. Throughout this time, he volunteered as language instructor and advisor for teenage refugees in the city. He has worked in Chongqing (China) and Seattle (USA) as language instructor and project manager for the last two years. He will soon return to Bonn to continue his professional and academic pursuits .

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 #91
At what stage in my academic career do I have to be in order to be eligible for the German Studies Research Grant?

Among the other requirements, applicants must meet one of the following academic level requirements: undergraduate student with at least junior (third-year) standing, graduate student, PhD student.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that earlier this month, two soccer teams from southwestern Germany beat the record for the longest soccer match? They played a continuous 168-hour game that began on May 29th and ended on June 5th!

Goethe Goes Global Scholarship!

Goethe University is now offering scholarships for 75 Master’s programs. Applicants must hold an excellent Bachelor's degree from a university outside of Germany. Aw ardees are provided with a monthly stipend of 1,000 EUR and other benefits to help them develop their career. Find more info here: www.uni-frankfurt.de/masterstip and spread the word!

Learn more  here.
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