February 23, 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! 
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Call for Applications
Germany Today Tour, June 23rd-28th, 2019

DAAD invites representatives from universities, research institutions, and funding agencies in the United States and Canada to join us for our “Germany Today” Information Tour 201 9 on "Internationalization of Universities in an Increasingly Complex World." Apply by March 15th, 2019.

Call for Applications
DAAD Postdoctoral Fellows at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University

The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is pleased to announce the opportunity for outstanding scholars to conduct research in Washington, D.C. on “The United States, Europe, and World Order.” During the academic year 2019-2020, six post-doctoral fellowships will be awarded for a ten month period. Apply by March 15th, 2019.

Meet us in New York!
Germany Grad Fair 2019

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking for opportunities in Germany? Or are you a career services professional looking to expand your knowledge on what Germany has to offer as a study abroad and research destination? If so, then come join us for the Germany Grad Fair 2019 on Friday, March 29th from 4-7PM .

Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities
Program Officer at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is seeking a creative, outgoing person to join our team as a full-time Program Officer. Responsibilities include scholarship administration, outreach program administration, and representing DAAD at various events and conferences. The anticipated starting date is April 1st, 2019 .

Internship Opportunities
GAIN Summer Internships 2019

We are currently accepting applications for two summer internships at our New York office. The internships involve assisting with organizing the 19th Annual GAIN Conference of German Researchers - the largest forum for German PhD students, postdocs, and professors working in North Americ a. Apply by March 28th, 2019.

beyond bauhaus
Germany - Land of Ideas
Prototyping the Future

Germa ny - Land of Ideas is calling on designers from all over the world to come up with creative solutions to the challenges of today. "beyond bauhaus - prototyping the future" invites you to design projects to make the world a better place. Participate in this international design competition now until March 31st, 2019 !

DAAD Alumni in the News
DAAD Alumni
Das große Experiment

Das große Experiment ("The Great Experiment"), a collection of short stories by DAAD alumnus and Pulitzer Prize winner, Jeffrey Eugenides, was recently published in German and received with great acclaim. Eugenides took part in the Berlin Künstlerprogramm and lived in Berlin for a few years, an experience that makes appearances in several of his stories.

Study in Germany
Summer Schools and Internships in Germany

Are you interested in spending your summer in Germany? Join this interactive webinar and find out more about summer courses in the humanities at the University of Duisburg-Essen and research internships in various disciplines at the Technical University Munich (TUM).

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 #75
Will ACT/SAT scores be accepted for direct admission to German universities?

As of Winter Semester 2019/2020, the ACT and SAT are no longer accepted for direct admission to German universities.

Fun Fact
The oldest, continuously-operated brewery is...

...the Weihstephan Brewery in Bavaria, established in 1040. It shouldn't come as a surprise that quite a few of the oldest breweries are located in Germany. Prost!

Call for Applications: International Master´s Degree (MBA) in Germany

Boost your career and apply now for a spot in the international, English-taught MBA Program “CSR & NGO Management”. The 18-months MBA Program is tailored to internationally oriented professionals who aim to further their management skills in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility and Non-Governmental Organisation Management. Extended application deadline for non-EU members: 30. April 2019.

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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