October 19, 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
Postgraduate Studies in Performing Arts

Continue your performing arts education in Germany with a graduate program or continuing course of study. Funding is available for programs ranging from 10 to 24 months. Apply to our head office in Germany by October 31st .

Call for Applications
Conference Funding

Faculty members and advanced students in the humanities, social sciences and related fields are invited to apply for co-funding to organize workshops, seminars and conferences that embrace the interdisciplinary and/or comparative study of the history, politics, economics, law, society, culture and the arts of Germany.  Apply by  October 31st .  

Call for Applications
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  November 1st .

Call for Applications
Study Scholarship for Graduates of All Academic Disciplines

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or eligible graduates may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master's degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate or Master's degree program completed in the home country.   Apply by November 4th.

Call for Applications
University Summer Course Grants

This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities, which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Apply by December 1st.

Job and Internship Opportunities
Job Opportunity
Information Officer at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is seeking a creative, outgoing person to join our team as Information Officer. Responsibilities include advising students on studying in Germany, representing DAAD at various events and conferences, and producing content for our English-language newsletter and website.

Internship Opportunity
Program Support internship

Our DAAD Regional Office in New York is looking for an intern from November 1st to December 31st (possibly longer) to support the administration of our scholarship programs. The internship will take place in New York City and interns receive a stipend. Apply now!

Internship Opportunity
IT Internship Network Administration at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is offering an internship in network administration. We are seeking   Information Technology majors   who are nearing the end of their studies   or   IT graduate students. The internship will take place in New York City and interns receive a stipend.

Internship Opportunity
Media and Operations Internship at DWIH

The DWIH ( German Center for Research and Innovation) New York is looking for a Media and Operations Intern to support their work in New York. Interns receive a stipend and have a chance to learn first-hand about transatlantic science diplomacy. 

Studying in the United States
International Education
studieren weltweit - ERLEBE ES

Through the "studieren weltweit - ERLEBE ES" campaign, correspondents from universities in Germany are updating you live on their experiences abroad. There are now five new correspondents in the United States sharing their perspectives via their online profiles.

Future Forum: Demystify AI
DWIH Events
Future Forum: Demystify AI

The top minds in tech and governance from Germany and the United States are coming together at the Future Forum: Demystify AI from November 17th-18th at the New Lab in Brooklyn and hosted by our very own German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York! Learn more and apply to attend at futureforumnyc.com
Webinars and Virtual Presentations
Study in Germany
Career Booster Germany - Now Online!

The Goethe Institut will host its first Virtual Career Booster on November 1st . Log in from anywhere in the US and access presentations offered by the Goethe-Institut and its partners, including DAAD. Participants will find out about studying in Germany, scholarships, internships, exchange programs, and research opportunities.

Research in Germany
Research in Germany Virtual Fair

Join us on November 5th for the Research in Germany Virtual Fair and meet representatives of German universities and research and funding organisations online. You will have the chance to learn about PhD and postdoctoral job openings in one of Europe’s most advanced research nations! This event is free of charge and will be conducted in English.

Study in Germany
Webinar Archive

Missed out on a webinar? You can find all past webinar presentations and recordings in our archive here .
Bastian Schweinsteiger Announces Retirement From Soccer
Transatlantic Sports Diplomacy
German Soccer Champion Bastian Schweinsteiger Retires

Renowned soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from soccer. Schweinsteiger spent most of his career playing for Bayern Munich, after which he played for Manchester United and will be finishing off his career with the Chicago Fire.

Application Tip #109
I would like to apply for th e Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Performing Arts. What information do I have to submit and where do I submit it?

For this scholarship, you will be applying via our headquarters in Bonn, Germany. You have to submit several documents via the online portal, as well as send several items via post, for example three copies of a DVD of your work. For more information, please refer to the scholarship page on the DAAD website here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that in 2014, UNESCO recognized German bread as intangible cultural heritage? There are about 3200 varieties of bread in Germany - something for everyone to enjoy!

CEPLAS – Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences/University of Cologne

CEPLAS, the Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences is Germany’s prestigious research cluster on plant sciences. The CEPLAS Graduate School offers a fully funded, 4-5-year structured graduate programme that leads students with a bachelors’s degree through a unique qualification phase to the PhD. Application deadline is October 31, 2019.

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