Newsletter #55 - DAAD Australia
Special Edition: Australia-Germany Research Network Conference 2020
Dear Alumni and friends of the DAAD,
 
With this special edition newsletter, we would like to invite you to join the conversation on Australian-German research relations in times of Covid and beyond by participating in the Australia-German research Network Conference 2020. Please refer to the information below in regards to program, event platform, speakers and registration process.

Warm regards from Sydney,

Katharina McGrath, Silke Schoppe, Stefanie Herta & Jussi Janssen


DAAD Information Centre in Sydney
c/o Goethe-Institut Sydney
90 Ocean Street
Woollahra, NSW 2025
Phone 0413 592 504
Australia-Germany Research Network Conference, 12 Oct 2020, 2-6PM AEST
Please join us for the inaugural AGRN2020 Conference – a free online event on 12th October for stakeholders from research, higher education, industry and government to connect, network and discuss current developments in German-Australian research cooperation.
Register now at agrn2020.converve.io.

The platform is online and available for networking until mid 2021. Recordings of parts of the event will be made available via the platform.
 

Upcoming Scholarships, Grants & Programs - Still Accepting Applications!
Announcement: *Please note that some of the below scholarship deadlines are currently being updated & may change in accordance to COVID-19 developments.
Call for Applications - Deadline: 30 September, 2020
Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Architecture
This scholarship offers funding for projects in the area of design and planning. Lasting 10-24 months, the scholarship is suitable for foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture & Landscape Planning.
Call for Applications - Deadline: 1 October, 2020
Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Music
Suitable for university teachers from the architecture, fine art, film, design, visual communication, music and performing arts disciplines, this 1-3 month programme aims to promote artistic cooperation with German host institutions
Call for Applications - Deadline: 5 October, 2020

Study Visits for Academics - Artists & Architects
Suitable for university teachers from the architecture, fine art, film, design, visual communication, music and performing arts disciplines, this 1-3 month programme aims to promote artistic cooperation with German host institutions.
Call for Applications - Deadline: 5 October 2020
Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists
This 1-3 month scholarship aims to support short-term research stays and promote both the exchange of experience and networking among colleagues. University teachers and scientists who have 1) completed a doctoral degree & 2) work at a university or research institute in their home country may apply.
Call for Applications - Deadline: 5 October 2020
Re-invitation Programme for Former Scholarship Holders
Enabling former scholarship holders (with at over six month's previous funding) to maintain contacts as part of DAAD's global alumni network and to carry out research and working projects in Germany. Provides between 1-3 months funding.
Call for Applications - Deadline: 20 October, 2020
One-Year Research Grants - Doctoral Candidates, Academics & Scientists
Research grants provide doctoral candidates, young academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out a research project or a course of continuing education at a German university or non-university research institute

More Information:
Call for Applications - Deadline: 20 October, 2020
Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
This 10-24 month scholarship provides excellently-qualified graduates who have completed a first degree (Bachelor, Diplom or comparable academic degree, with the opportunity to continue their academic education in Germany.
Further Programs Due for Applications


Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Field of the Performing Arts
Deadline: 30 October 2020


 Research Grants – Short-Term Grants
Deadline: 16 November 2020
 
Study Scholarships - Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film
Deadline: 30 November 2020

Links to Bookmark: Changes for Applicants and Scholarship Holders






Reminder on Recent Changes For Foreign Universities

  • Foreign Universities: The DAAD kindly asks all project leaders and member universities to cancel all DAAD-funded trips to Germany until further instruction. The DAAD apologies for any inconvenience caused, and will generally endeavour to seek accommodating arrangements for the projects/stays funded. Alternatives such as postponing the stay/project, or undertaking them virtually is recommended. Further information (in German)


Are you a student/academic/researcher currently in Germany and are urgently looking for a part-time job or are experiencing financial difficulties?

Please visit: (in German)

  1. DE - Das Land Hilft
  2. EU - Help Unity
  3. DE - Zenjob
  4. DE - Studentenwerke - Studieren in der Pandemie: FAQs für Studierende
The DAAD Information Centre (IC) in Sydney
& How to Get in Touch

In light of continuing and developing public health orders of New South Wales, our Information Centre in Sydney has closed until further notice. However, like many in response to COVID-19, we continue to work remotely and remain available for all concerns and queries through e-mail, phone and teleconferencing during normal business hours, Mondays to Fridays.

  • By Telephone: +61413592504
  • Through Teleconferencing: please contact us via e-mail, and our staff will arrange an appointment and provide you with an access link.
  • By E-mail: info@daad-australia.org


We would love to hear from you and help achieve your academic goals with the DAAD during this very difficult time.

Join Us!
For further information or comments, please email us at info@daad-australia.org.
You can also download previous newsletters from our website.
This newsletter has been prepared by:
 
DAAD Regional Office Australia, 90 Ocean Street, Sydney NSW 2025, 
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Editorial staff:
Katharina McGrath, Silke Schoppe, Stefanie Herta
 
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