July 20, 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! 
Important Dates

GAIN Annual Conference 2019
German Science and Career Fair
GAIN19 in San Francisco

Come to GAIN19 in San Francisco from August 23rd-24th! The annual conference and talent fair is the largest 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 over 100 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. Find out more today!
Falling Walls Lab Boston
Apply Now!
Falling Walls Lab Boston

Calling  talented scientists and entrepreneurs to pitch their cutting-edge ideas and innovations at the Falling Walls Lab Boston in September! The winner will receive airfare to and accommodation at the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin in November. Apply by August 15, 2019.

Science and Innovation
View from Space
Man on the Moon Made Possible by German Technology

Fifty years ago, on July 21st, 1969, US Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. Germany had quite the role to play, with several key scientists and engineers either coming from Germany or with German heritage and a slew of German companies contributing parts to Apollo 11, like Heraeus, which produced the quartz glass used to measure the exact distance from the Earth to the moon.

Eating in Germany
On the Go in Germany
Snacking On the Go

Street food and snacking is more than currywurst and doener! Mobile snacking options have come a long way from medieval market carts. As rules regarding appropriate meal times relaxed, food became more abundant, and people sought places to enjoy time and company outside of work and home, the taste for on-the-go snacking expanded into the diverse array of options available in Germany today.

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 #96
I am an alumni of a DAAD Program. How can I get more involved?

You can find information on DAAD offers for alumni by visiting on the DAAD homepage here . There is also a DAAD Alumni Association in the United States. For further information on this association specifically, please click here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that t he German state of Thuringia’s name is derived from the ancient Germanic tribe known as the Thuringii, who lived in the region in the 6th century .

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