September 8th, 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
EMGIP Bundestag Internship

EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the  Bundestag . The internships are two months long and student interests are matched with the position.  Application by September 15, 2018.

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.

21st Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education, Nov 1st-2nd, 2018

DAAD is sponsoring the 21st International Engineering Education Colloquium in Rhode Island. The colloquium focuses on connecting diverse communities by building pathways for them to launch their own international engineering programs. Learn more at the link below.

Higher Education in Germany and the US
Research Campaign
The Future of Work

„The Future of Work“ invites 10 innovative research networks to showcase their newly-developed technologies and work concepts in France, Japan and the USA. For 18 months we will support you in exchanging ideas with leading scientists around the world. See the video below for details. Apply by Oct 15th, 2018.

Johns Hopkins SAIS and DAAD
DAAD Post-Doctoral Scholars at SAIS announced

The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are pleased to present the inaugural class of DAAD Post-Doctoral Scholars who will join the school for the 2018-2019 academic year to conduct research on the theme “The United States, Europe, and World Order.” Click below for the full list.

In Profile
In Profile
Meet DAAD Alumna Saskia Schälicke

Saskia spent one year as an exchange student in Montreal with a DAAD scholarship. After completing her Master’s in Physical Geography, she returned to Canada where she now works as an Education Abroad Advisor at the University of Calgary. Since 2016 she has been part of the DAAD Alumni Board Canada.


Application Tip #57
How does the application process for the Study Scholarship work?

1) Submit your application online through the DAAD portal.

2) Send your letter of recommendation in a sealed envelope by mail to our DAAD New York office.

Fun Fact
Last week we asked you...

...which German university has so far produced the most Nobel laureates.

The correct answer is the Technical University Munich, which has produced 16 nobel prize winners across physics, chemistry and medicine.

Fall events of the University of Cologne New York Office

 Join us for the upcoming events of the University of Cologne New York Office:                  
Live Long and Prosper – Aging Research in Academia and Industry. German House New York, 9/18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.                                                                                                                         
The Extreme Gone Mainstream? Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany and the U.S. Deutsches Haus at NYU, 9/21, 2018, 6:00 p.m.                                                                                           
Leibniz Lecture with Prof. Dr. Axel Ockenfels. German House NY, 10/23, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
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