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Research in Germany - Apply for Funding now!

Upcoming Events

Green Talents Awarad

DAAD Internship Opportunity in Network Administration


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April 22nd, 2017

Research in Germany - Apply for Funding now!

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Deadline: May 1st, 2017
DAAD Short-Term Research Grant
Short-Term Research Grants are awarded for 1-6 months to highly qualified candidates who have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs). See our website for details on the application. Please note that the deadline has changed and that applications are due by May 1st.

Deadline: May 15th, 2017
Research Stays and Re-Invitation Grants
DAAD offers grants for 1-3 months in all academic disciplines to university academics and scientists at US and Canadian institutions of higher education to pursue research at universities, libraries, archives, institutes or laboratories in Germany. The aim of this particular program is to enable former scholarship holders to carry out research projects in Germany and to maintain contacts as part of DAAD’s global alumni network. Grants are awarded for research and work projects and cannot be used for travel only. Please find details on the application here.

Upcoming Events

April 22nd, 11:00 am EDT, 64th/Central Park West, NYC (and worldwide)
March for Science
DAAD and the alliance of science organizations in Germany support the March for Science which will take place around the world on April 22nd, 2017. Initiated in the US, the March aims to raise awareness for the importance of free and unimpeded scientific inquiry and takes a stand against attacks on academic freedom. In Germany, academic freedom is enshrined in its constitution. The alliance of German science organizations regularly addresses issues on education and research policy and contributes to the development of a competitive and innovative research landcape in Germany. Learn more here (German only).

April 28th, 4-7 pm EDT, New York
Germany Grad Fair 2017
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking for graduate opportunities in Germany? Or are you a career services professional looking to expand your knowledge on what Germany has to offer as a study abroad and research destination? If so, then come join us for the Germany Grad Fair 2017. Germany is a popular destination for American students seeking a graduate degree abroad: with many tuition-free, English-taught graduate programs, German universities equip students with a top-notch international education and a unique edge to adapt to the global marketplace. This fair will introduce you to a wide range of graduate opportunities in all subject fields. Visit our website to RSVP and learn more about participating organizations, topics covered, and the opportunity to chat with US-alumni of German universities.

May 4th, 10am-2pm EDT, New York
Virtual Fair for PhD Candidates and Junior Scientists
JOB SEEKERS! Science Careers has teamed up with “Research in Germany” to offer an exciting job fair focused on career opportunities in Germany. Meet online with representatives of German universities, research and funding organizations and learn about positions for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers, funding opportunities, and studying and research in Germany. For more details and to register, visit:

Green Talents Award

When young talents around the world put their heads together they come up with the best ideas. The greater the variety of perspectives and the larger the numbers of people from different subject areas, the more creative and innovative their ideas and solutions will be. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ” Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honors young researchers each year. The winners come from numerous countries and scientific disciplines and are recognized for their outstanding achievements in making our societies more sustainable. Selected by a high-ranking jury of German experts the award-winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.

Are you an up-and-coming scientist with innovative ideas and a strong focus on sustainable development? Does your research have the potential to change the world? We challenge you to convince our high-ranking expert jury and become one of the 25 Green Talents 2017!

Apply till 23 May, 12 p.m. CEST to become a Green Talent 2017. Please use the online tool to submit your application: Online Tool and refer to the FAQ section at to learn more about the eligibility and requirements applicants have to meet.

DAAD Internship Opportunity in Network Adminstration

Our DAAD regional office in New York is 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 in a Windows environment of approx. 30 users. This is an excellent opportunity for an IT student to gain hands-on experience in network administration in an international setting. Working directly with our information officer, the IT intern will be involved in IT-related projects and will assist our team with IT issues. These range from infrastructure maintenance (network/server administration) to occasional troubleshooting and help desk tasks. See full description here.

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