October 13th, 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
Last 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. 

Call for Applications
Conference Funding

Faculty members and advanced students in the humanities, social sciences and related fields are invited to apply for co-funding to organize workshops, seminars and conferences that embrace the interdisciplinary and/or comparative study of the history, politics, economics, law, society, culture and the arts of Germany. Apply by October 31st, 2018.  

PhD and Post Docs
DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

The AICGS  is the leading resource and research center for the study of the German-American relationship in an evolving Europe and changing world. The program is designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS, which is located in Washington, DC, for stays of two months each.
Job Opportunities
Internship Opportunity
Project Support Internship at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is looking for one intern or volunteers from October 15 or November 1 through December 31, 2018 (possibly longer) to help process scholarship applications. The internship will take place in New York City.


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.


Study German Engineering in English at KIT

DAAD USA launched a free series of webinars presenting German universities in 30 minutes. In this webinar on Monday, October 15th, find out more about earning an engineering degree in English at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Summer School at RWTH Aachen and FU Berlin

In this webinar on Wednesday, October 17th, RWTH Aachen and FU Berlin will present on the structure of their available summer programs.

The NIT Master Program in Technology Management (MBA/MA)

In this webinar on Wednesday, October 17th, NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management will give an overview of the structure of the master's program Technology Management, financing and scholarship options, and the admissions process.

Missed out on a webinar? You can find all past webinar presentations and recordings in our archive here .
Meet us in NYC!
Career Booster Germany in New York

Join us at the  Career Day Germany  at the Goethe-Institut on  Friday, October 19th . Learn about study and career opportunities with German and in Germany.

21st Colloquium on International Engineering Education
Pathways to Diversified and Sustainable Programs
In 2018, the Colloquium on International Engineering Education, sponsored by the DAAD, will focus on expanding its reach by connecting diverse communities with one another, by building pathways for them to get involved and by showcasing strategies for sustaining successful engineering programs.

DAAD Alumni Update
Order of Merit

3 DAAD Alumnae were awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz  (Federal Cross of Merit). Congratulations to Anne Birkenhauer-Molad (Director German Hebrew Translation Workshop), Katja Urbatsch (Founder of Arbeiterkind), and Professor Doctor Barbara Vinken (Literature professor at LMU München)!

Application Tip #59
Can I apply for a study or research grant if I am not a US citizen?

Applicants can be US citizens or permanent residents. If you are a foreign national living in the US, you may apply if you meet the following requirements:

Long-Term Grants:  You have gained your last degree (or are currently pursuing one) in the US

Short-Term Grants:  You have lived in the US for a minimum of one year and your current residence is in the US.

Fun Fact
Did you know...

...that the International Space Station has its first German commander - astronaut Alexander Gerst. He sent a message from outer space to kick off the "Wunderbar Together" campaign.

Invitation: Leibniz Lecture in New York by Prof. Dr. Axel Ockenfels, University of Cologne

The University of Cologne New York Office, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) cordially invite you to a Leibniz lecture on “Economic Engineering of Human Cooperation and Competition” by Prof. Dr. Axel Ockenfels. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:30 p.m. German House NY, 871 United Nations Plaza.

Learn mor e here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/economic-engineering-of-human-cooperation-and-competition-tickets-47217718467
FU Berlin (FU-BEST)

Freie Universität Berlin European Studies Program offers an 8-week full-time internship placement with companies and organizations in Berlin that awards 10 ECTS credits upon successful completion. Please visit our website http://www.fubest.org/internships/ or con tact us at fubest@fu-berlin.de for more information! 

Learn more here: http:// www.fau.eu
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