October 12, 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 Music and Performing Arts

Continue your music or 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 15th for Music and October 31st for Performing Arts

Last Call for Project Proposals!
RISE Worldwide

Calling all research groups, labs, and doctoral students interested in hosting a motivated and qualified student from Germany to assist with research and lab work for your proposed project. The students have academic training in the STEM fields and receive a DAAD scholarship to help cover expenses and travel costs.  Submit by October 15th .  

Call for Applications
Study Scholarship for Graduates of All 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
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.

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. 

Meet Us in San Francisco!
Meet DAAD on the West Coast
Events in San Francisco

Join DAAD at the Idealist Grad School Fair and Goethe Institut Career Day in San Francisco. The Idealist Grad School Fair on October 15th targets undergraduate and graduate students seeking higher education opportunities, while Goethe Institut's Career Day on October 18th will inform about study and career opportunities in Germany and with German in the USA.
In Profile
DAAD Network
DAAD Research Grantee Brent McDonnell

Brent McDonnell is a doctoral candidate in the History Department at Georgetown University. He double-majored in Political Science and Italian Language & Literature at Fordham University before completing a Master’s degree in the German and European Studies program at Georgetown. His current research focuses on the far-right in Italy and West Germany from the late 1960s into the early 1980s, for which he is currently in Germany on a DAAD Long-Term Research Grant.

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
GAIN19 Science Slam
GAIN Annual Conference
The GAIN19 Science Slam

The GAIN Science Slam premiered at the annual GAIN conference in San Francisco this past August as a huge success. Seven researchers of various disciplines presented their science slam pitch with the objective of imparting current research results to a diverse audience in an understandable and entertaining way. Check out the results here !
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 #108
I am applying for a DAAD Research Grant, for which I need to write a research proposal. What should the proposal entail?

You can find tips on writing the research proposal on the DAAD website here under "How should I introduce my research project?".
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... some vegetables common in Germany are not so common elsewhere. For your potentially first encounters with kohlrabi, white asparagus, and black salsify, check out a local German grocery store at your earliest convenience!

Truly international – Study at ESB Business School!

You want to study in a truly international setting in Germany, Europe’s strongest economy? Come to ESB Business School! We offer top-ranked undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes in business management and business engineering (German and/or English), providing a strong network of partner companies and international partner universities.

Learn more here.
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Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
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