November 4th, 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! 

Upcoming Application Deadlines

November 4th: Research Grants  
December 15th: RISE Germany  and RISE Professional (opens Nov 1st)
DAAD Scholarships and Grants
Call for Applications
Intensive Language Course Grants

This scholarship program aims to help students and graduates improve their knowledge of the German language. DAAD offers grants to applicants from North American universities to attend 8-week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany. Apply by Dec 1st.


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 Dec 1st.

Deadline Today!
Study Scholarship and Research Grants

Make sure to submit your applications for the Study Scholarship or Research Grant through the DAAD online portal today. Please note that the portal closes at 11 pm Central European Time ( 5 PM EST/4 PM CST/3 PM MTN/2 PM PST). Review your application by using the application checklists of your grant before you submit. Good luck to all applicants!

Higher Education in Germany
DAAD Partner Organisation
New Alexander von Humboldt Professors Chosen

Five researchers from abroad, three of which are from the United States, have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2018. The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship comes with up to €5 million in funding and is granted to eminent researchers of all disciplines.

Support Our Office in New York
IT Internship in Network Administration

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.

Living in Germany
Experience Germany
Student Stories

The blog at is a platform where international students share their experiences about studying and living in Germany. Get a first impression with their stories and photos. They draw their very own picture of the country and share it with you. Enjoy reading!

Application Tip #20
When will decisions for the Research Grants and Study Scholarship be announced?

Results will be announced through the portal in April. Please do not call or email. You will receive an e-mail notification confirming receipt of your application eight weeks after the deadline. Application decisions will not be accompanied by an explanation.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...Mark Twain was in love with the German language and its wonderful grammar? Click the link below to get his take on the German language.


Editorial Details

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

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