November 9, 2019
News from DAAD USA
***The DAAD USA Newsletter will take a brief hiatus next week and return on November 23rd. Thank you for your understanding.***
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 the Fields of Fine Art, Film, Design/Visual Communication

Continue your education in the fields of Fine Art, Film, Design/Visual Communication in Germany with a graduate program or continuing course of study. Apply to our head office in Germany by November 30th .

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.

Call for Applications
RISE Germany

RISE Germany is a 10-12 week summer internship program for undergraduates in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, and computer science. Students receive the opportunity to work with researchers at universities and research institutions across Germany. The working language is English.   Apply by December 15th.

Call for Applications
RISE Professional

RISE Professional offers summer research internships in Germany to Master’s and PhD students from North America at companies and non-university research institutions with strong relations to industry in the same fields as mentioned above. Apply by December 15th.

Job and Internship Opportunities
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 will 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. 

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
DAAD Network
In Profile
DAAD RISE Alumna Elana Stennett

Elana Stennett graduated from The College of Wooster with a BA-ACS certification in Chemistry in 2010. In 2015, she completed her PhD with a focus in biophysical chemistry at Arizona State University. After a year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at The College of Wooster, she accepted a tenure-track job at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY, as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry.

Study in Germany
Making Your Way to Germany

Prepare yourself to tackle German bureaucracy like a pro! Our upcoming webinar will dive deep into questions related to the visa and residency permit for your next stay in Germany. Join us on November 20th .

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 #112
Do I have to apply for a visa when studying in Germany?

This depends on several factors, including how long you will be in Germany. For further information, contact your local German Consulate and tune in for our webinar on this topic on November 20th!

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that the Karneval (carnival) season in Germany officially begins on November 11th at 11:11 AM? The actual celebration of Karneval kicks off 40 days before Easter. Cologne is widely considered the designated epicenter of Karneval activities and will host a variety of events from November 11th on!

Start your MBA programme in Southern Germany

The Kempten MBA in Southern Germany helps you make a career stride either internationally or in one of Germany’s world market leading companies. Overview: international, flexible & practice-oriented, very attractive region, international EPAS accreditation, 4 different Tracks, start: September or March. To find out more, go to

Learn more here.
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