September 15th, 2018
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
Study Scholarship in Architecture

US students who have gained a first university degree in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development are eligible to apply for the Study Scholarship in Architecture to pursue a Master's degree in Germany . Application by September 30 2018.

Call for Project Proposals
RISE Worldwide

Research groups, labs and doctoral students can apply to host a motivated and well-qualified student from Germany. The German intern will assist in research and lab work for the 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, 2018. 

Job Opportunities
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.


Learn about DAAD Funding Opportunities for 2019/20

DAAD is offering two webinars on funding opportunities on September 27th (funding for postdocs and faculty) and October 1st (funding for undergraduates and graduates) . Chat with DAAD representatives and discover funding opportunities available to you. Register for the webinars at the link below.

Higher Education in Germany and the US
Research in Germany
GAIN 2018

One of the goals of GAIN 2018 is to educate academics and researchers on the multitude of opportunities that Germany offers. The GAIN 2018 conference was the largest so far, highlighting Germany's continued attractiveness as a research destination. Click below for an in-depth interview with Dietrich Wolf Fenner on this year's takeaways.

In Profile
DAAD Alumna
Meet DAAD Alumna Hanife Schulte

Hanife Schulte is a doctoral candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies at Tufts University. Prior to Tufts, she received M.A. degrees in Theatre from Ankara University and Emerson College. She explores how theater as performance responds to cultural, political, and social issues.


German Culture
Fall in Germany

One of the benefits of studying abroad in Germany is being able to fully immerse yourself in everything the German culture has to offer. In the fall, one of the most popular events is the famous Oktoberfest in Munich. Click below to learn about students' first-hand experience exploring this popular event.


Application Tip #58
Is it acceptable to apply to a program which is taught completely or primarily in English at a German university?

Yes, as a matter of fact, German universities offer a lot of Master degree programs that are taught in English, and you are eligible to apply for those programs to receive a grant.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

...that the first Oktoberfest took place 175 years ago?

Fun fact: The Oktoberfest's anniversary years coincide with the years when Halley's comet passed earth.

ESB Business School, Hochschule Reutlingen

Study in Germany, Europe’s strongest and most dynamic economy. There you will find a truly international business school: ESB Business School in Reutlingen. Our students have access to a network of renowned partner companies. We offer top-ranked undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes in business management and business engineering in German and/or English.
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