October 7th, 2017
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

October 10th, 2017, San Francisco: Career Day
October 13th, 2017, New York: Career Day

Upcoming Application Deadlines

October 15th: Research Stays
November 4th: Research Grants  
December 15th: RISE Germany  and RISE Professional (opens Nov 1st)
DAAD Scholarships and Grants
Call for Applications
Study Scholarship for 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   Oct 31st. 

Call for Applications
Short-Term Research Grants

Short-Term Research Grants are awarded for 1-6 months to highly qualified candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs). Apply by November 4th, 2017.

Meet Us in San Francisco
Career Day San Francisco, Oct 10th, 2017

DAAD's Information Center in San Francisco, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, and partners in the Bay Area will showcase excellent career and study opportunities in Germany.
Take your Career to the Next Level
Career Day New York, Oct 13th, 2017

Together with the Goethe Institut in New York, we are once again organizing a Career Booster Day for high school and college students. Representatives of DAAD, German business, universities and foundations will inform about study and career opportunities in Germany.
MA/Doctoral Programs in Berlin & Munich , Oct 18th, 2017

This webinar will explain how graduate studies (Master and Doctoral Studies) are structured in Germany and introduce graduate opportunities in various subject areas at Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich.
In Profile
Higher Education in Germany
Germany Top of the List
OECD Report: Germany at the Top in STEM Education

Germany's strong focus on high-tech and innovation in the past 15 years seems to be paying off, according to a recent report by OECD. Approx. 40% of first-year students German universities chose a program or major in a STEM subject - way above the OECD average of 27%.

Job Announcement
Program Director GAIN

A joint initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Research Foundation (DFG) and associated members, GAIN is searching for a new program director to manage the network and its relationships in North America.

Living in Germany
German Culture
Explore the Land of 'Poets and Thinkers'

While your days may be filled with intensive study or research programs, you may nevertheless enjoy exploring all that Germany has to offer beyond the classroom. From museums to mountaineering, theater to musicals, visit the Research in Germany website to familiarize yourself with opportunities to get to know Germany.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...after France, Germany is the European country with the most 3-star establishments? 282 Michelin stars were awarded in Germany in 2015.


Application Tip #16
Do I have to submit my application in German?

Unless stated otherwise in the Call for Applications, you can submit your application either in German or English. Please note that application documents that are not in German or English must be translated either into German or English.

Editorial Details

Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director DAAD New York
Katrin Kempiners, Peter Kerrigan, Editors

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