September 1st, 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! 

Please note that DAAD Offices will remain closed on Monday, September 3rd due to Labor Day.
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
Job Opportunity
Information Officer at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is seeking a creative, outgoing person to join our team as Information Officer. Responsibilities include advising students on studying in Germany, representing DAAD at various events and conferences, and producing content for our English-language newsletter and website.


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.


German Science and Career Fair
GAIN18 in Boston, Sept 8, 2018

Come to  GAIN18  in Boston! The annual conference and talent fair is the largest German science and research career fair in the US. You can connect with representatives from more than 100 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. Register today at the link below!

Higher Education in Germany
Universities of Applied Sciences
One of Germany's Most Popular Exports

Strong connections to the private sector, an educational model focusing on application of knowledge, and international networks are only a few of the reasons many countries are looking to Germany's universities of applied sciences as a model. Learn more about this unique type of university and how it contributes to students' success in the workplace.

Germans Abroad
German Students Abroad
German Students Experience North America

Germany's online campaign "Studieren Weltweit - Erlebe Es!" aims to highlight the advantages and benefits of studying abroad. A key element to this campaign are the so-called 'correspondents' - German students currently studying abroad, for example in the US and Canada, and sharing their stories and experiences. Learn more at the link below.

Application Tip #56
Can funding through the Study Scholarship begin April 1st?

No, the funding period for the Study Scholarship will begin October 1st, 2019. It is not possible to receive funding earlier than that.

Fun Fact
Do you know...

...which German university has so far produced the most Nobel laureates? Tip: It's in the South of Germany.

Check back next week for the answer! 
HS Magdeburg-Stendal

 Interested students can choose from around 50 study programs in Magdeburg and Stendal. Around 130 professors guarantee a very good staff-to-student contact ratio.  
Interdisciplinarity and practical appliance are an essential part of all courses and linked to our focus on expertise and employability.

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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