October 5, 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 Bonn Germany by October 15th for Music and October 31st for Performing Arts

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. Applicants receive a stipend and have a chance to learn first-hand about transatlantic science diplomacy. 

Internship Opportunity
Program Support Internship

Our DAAD Regional Office in New York is looking for two fall interns to support the administration of our scholarship programs. The internship will take place in New York City. Apply now!

German Unity Day
German National Holidays
German Unity Day 2019

On October 3rd, 1990, East Germany and West Germany were officially reunified. This came less than a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989. Here are ten facts about German Unity Day for some historical, cultural, and political background.
Research Careers in Germany

Interested in pursuing research in artificial intelligence or becoming an entrepreneur with your research topic? Join our "Research in Germany" webinar series to find out how to drive your career forward! Webinars take place daily between  October 7th and 10th at 2pm (CEST).
For more information and to register, please click here .
In 2020: Start Your Undergraduate Degree in Germany

Join us October 7th at 9am (PDT) for this upcoming webinar on undergraduate opportunities in Germany with guest speakers from Technical University Munich and University of Cologne.
For more information and to register, please click here .
Advance Your Career with a Graduate Degree in Germany

Interested in pursuing a graduate degree and gaining a valuable international experience in Germany? Join us October 8th at 9am (PDT) for this upcoming webinar with guest speakers from the TUM Campus Heilbronn of the Technical University of Munich, NIT and Campus OWL.
For more information and to register, please click 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 #107
I would like to speak to a representative of a German university regarding admission and application procedures. Whom should I contact?

The addresses of the International Offices of German institutions of higher education, which will generally give you information on requirements, bureaucratic formalities or legal advice, can be found on our homepage. You should contact the International Office at your chosen university as early as possible before you intend to start your studies in Germany to clarify all relevant questions.  For detailed inf ormation about admission requirements please contact the institutions of higher education directly . There are several university liaison offices located in the United States that could also be useful contacts for you.
Fun Fact
Did you know...

that several Hollywood celebrities speak German, too? Enjoy these short video clips demonstrating the German language abilities of several prominent celebrities.
Innovative, communicative, unique:
Master of Manufacturing Technology

The "Master of Science in Manufacturing Technology" (MMT) is a 4 semester Master's program in English at TU Dortmund University.
This program is geared towards dedicated and highly motivated students and graduates of renowned German and international universities. Chosen students will be able to study on a scholarship.

Learn more here.
This announcement has been prepared by:

DAAD Regional Office New York, 871 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, legally represented by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V., Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn
Tel.: (212) 758-3223 
Fax: (212) 755-5780
Head office:
Bonn (Germany), registered with the Bonn District Court, Commercial Register Court VR 2105
Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
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