August 18th, 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 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. Apply by August 31st.


Mark your Calendars
Career Days

Representatives of DAAD, German business, universities and foundations will inform about study and career opportunities with German and in Germany. Take a look at the link below to learn when a Career Day in your area is taking place and get in touch with the listed point of contact to plan the attendance for yourself or your entire class of students.

Higher Education in Germany
German-American Friendship
Wunderbar Together - Deutschlandjahr USA 2018/2019

In cooperation with over 200 partners, the Year of German-American Friendship will showcase how closely our countries are linked through deep historical ties, shared values, and bold visions for the future. The initiative aims to convey a multifaceted, modern image of Germany and the U.S., believing that we are Wunderbar together.

German Culture
Test Your Knowledge
German Cities

The three largest cities in Germany are...? Correct, Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich. But do you know in which city you pay the most rent, which is renown for its Equestrian Festival, and which is Prag's twin city? Play the quiz at the Alumniportal Deutschland using the link below to find out more about German cities across the country.


Application Tip #54
Is there an age limit for DAAD Scholarships?

There is no fixed age limit. However, some scholarship programs specify that only a certain amount of time should have elapsed since you received your last degree. For details, please refer to the respective scholarship description.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...Germany has over 400 state-accredited universities that offer almost 20,000 degree programs across all academic levels? Find one that suits your needs by using the course search at the link below.


UAS7 Study and Internship Program

 UAS7 Study and Internship Program (SIP) Deadline October 1, 2018. UAS7 (Seven German Universities of Applied Sciences) invites students who are currently enrolled in Canadian and U.S. colleges to apply for the Study and Internship Program (SIP). Successful applicants will be eligible to study for one semester at a UAS7 member university, or receive a short-term internship placement at one of our university laboratories. Successful applicants are automatically considered for the UAS7 Travel Scholarship of 1000 EUR to cover transatlantic travel expenses. For further information, please visit or contact us at
This announcement has been prepared by:

DAAD Regional Office New York, 871 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, legally represented by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V., Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn
Tel.: (212) 758-3223 
Fax: (212) 755-5780
Head office:
Bonn (Germany), registered with the Bonn District Court, Commercial Register Court VR 2105
Editorial staff:
Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director DAAD New York
Katrin Kempiners, Peter Kerrigan, Editors
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