October 21st, 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 24th, 2017, Webinar Series: Build Your Career - Alumniportal
November 1st, 2017, Webinar: Undergraduate Study Opportunities


Upcoming Application Deadlines

November 4th: Research Grants  
December 15th: RISE Germany  and RISE Professional (opens Nov 1st)
DAAD Scholarships and Grants
Upcoming Deadline
Study Scholarship for Performing Arts and Music

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. 

 
Upcoming Deadline
German Studies Research Grant

This specialized DAAD program offers German Studies Research Grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany. Apply by November 1st, 2017.


Events
Alumniportal Deutschland
Build Your Career - Webinar Series

This new webinar series will help you plan your ideal career path, along with the steps necessary to get you closer to your goal. Expert Career coaches will guide you as you develop your application materials. Details on the individual sessions and topics can be found by clicking below.

In Profile
DAAD Artists-in-Residence Program Berlin
DAAD Alumnus Wins German Book Award 2017

The author Robert Menasse is the winner of this year's German Book Award. He received the honor for his novel 'Die Hauptstadt' ( The Capital ), a satire that discusses Brussel's bureaucracy and its consequences in Europe. From 1993-1994 he was a grant winner of the DAAD Artist-in-Residence Program in Berlin.


Global Connections
Our Network - Your Faces

DAAD's strongly values its relationships with its award winners, ambassadors, alumni, grant holders, and future applicants. We would like to give a big shout-out to all those who have participated in sharing their experiences in our online profiles ! If you would like to participate or nominate someone, please send us an e-mail to newsletter(at)daad.org .


Higher Education in Germany
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.


EAIE Study
English-Taught Bachelor Programs

The European Association for International Education (EAIE) in a recent study examines the trend of more and more Bachelor degree programs being offered in English across Europe. Germany currently offers approx. 800 programs on the undergraduate level that are largely taught in English.


Living in Germany
On Arrival
First Administrative Steps

Foreign students have to attend to a number of bureaucratic matters once they have arrived in Germany. Most important is registering at the residents registration office: you cannot, for example, open a bank account until you have done this. Familiarize yourself with the most important steps by clicking the link below.


Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...when children start elementary school in Germany, their family gives them a giant cone filled with candy, toys, and useful school utensils?

More 

Application Tip #17
Can I apply for a study or research grant if I am not a US citizen?

Applicants can be US citizens or permanent residents. If you are a foreign national living in the US, you may apply if you meet the following requirements:

Long-Term Grants: You have gained your last degree (or are currently pursuing one) in the US

Short-Term Grants: You have lived in the US for a minimum of one year and your current residence is in the US.

Editorial Details

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

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