May 25, 2019
News from DAAD USA
The DAAD USA Newsletter will take a brief hiatus next week.
We will return on June 8th!
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

May 31st: Conference Funding
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
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  May 31st, 2019.  

2017 DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Residence in the Whitney Biennial
In the News
Iman Issa in the Whitney Biennial

Iman Issa is a 2017 DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Residence born in Cairo and currently based between New York and Berlin. Her series Heritage Studies , which is based on objects she encountered in museums around the world, is being exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, which runs until September 22, 2019.

DAAD Helmut Schmidt Distinguished Chair Co-Edits Book
Open Door: NATO and Euro-Atlantic Security After the Cold War

Kristina Spohr, the current holder of the DAAD Helmut Schmidt Distinguished Chair at Johns Hopkins University, has co-edited a book on NATO's decision to open itself to new members and new missions. This book brings together personal recollections of former senior officials involved in decision making at that time and scholars. It is available for download here or as a paperback copy via the Brookings Institution Press or Amazon .
Living in Germany
Cultural Attractions
The Five Best Art Museums in Germany

Planning your next vacation to Germany and looking for a taste of the art scene? Or are you already in Germany and looking for the next adventure? Here is a list of five art museums across Germany that should be on your list of things to do, with emphasis on the pieces you should not miss and extra tips to keep in mind as you prepare.
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 #88
I've just been accepted for a degree program in Germany. Do I need a visa?

As an international student, you may need an entry visa for Germany depending on where you come from and how long you plan to stay here. For more information about visa requirements, contact the German embassy or German consulate in your home country .

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that the increasingly popular grocery store chain in the US, Trader Joe's, is a subsidiary of German supermarket chain Aldi Nord? Aldi Süd also operates in the US under the name ALDI.

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