May 4, 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

Upcoming Application Deadlines

May 31st: Conference Funding
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Call for Applications
Faculty Research Stays

DAAD offers grants for one to three months to scholars at US and Canadian institutions of higher education to pursue research at universities, libraries, archives, institutes or laboratories in Germany. The aim of this program is to support short-term research stays and the exchange of experience and networking among colleagues.  Apply by May 15th, 2019.

Call for Applications
DAAD Research Ambassadors Program

DAAD New York is pleased to announce the call for applications for the next round of Research Ambassadors, a group of informed and enthusiastic experts and advisers on research opportunities in Germany.  Apply by May 15th, 2019.

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.  

DAAD Scholarship Recipient Showcase
Dance Performance and Technology

DAAD scholarship recipient Esther Manon Siddiquie will showcase her works created throughout her graduate studies at NYU. The evening will additionally showcase a collaboration brought to life by Kristen Foote, whose research examines the processes involved in dance reconstructing. The performance starts at 6:30PM on Tuesday, May 21st . Register here !
DAAD 2019 Photo Contest
Last Chance to Vote!

Thank you for sharing photos that demonstrate how you have gone #BeyondBordersBeyondYourself. You now have the chance to weigh in on your favorite entry (or entries) until May 6th, 5:00 pm EDT. Each person may cast one vote per day during this period.

Studying in Germany
Education Abroad
10 Tips on Studying in Germany

Thinking about studying in Germany and don't know where to start? DAAD can provide you with information and support as you begin your journey and we work closely with partner organizations and institutions across the globe to provide you with up-to-date information. Here are 10 tips on studying in Germany broken down into categories of information.
Green Energy
Renewable Energy Sources
Wind Energy Production in Germany

Last mont h, Germany inaugurated its biggest wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The Arkona wind farm has been generating electricity for a several months already and is contributing to Germany's 2030 goal of 65% of all electricity generated in the country to be coming from renewable resources.

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 #85
How many years do I have to have been teaching after receipt of my doctorate in order to qualify for the Faculty Research Stay?

Scholars at US or Canadian universities or research institutions who hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) must have been working in research or teaching full-time for at least two years after receipt of the doctorate in order to be eligible to apply.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that if you visit the town of Hamelin, the you will find painted rats on the pavements guiding you around the city? This alludes to the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, one of many folktales recorded by the Brothers Grimm.

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