February 17th, 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 Scholarships and Grants
Call for Applications
Germany Today Tour, June 17th-23rd, 2018

DAAD invites representatives from universities, research institutions, and funding agencies in the United States and Canada to join us for our “Germany Today” Information Tour 2018 on " Getting to Know Germany’s Universities of Applied Sciences:Applied Research, Career- Focused Training, and International Outlook." Apply by March 2nd, 2018.

Call for Applications
DAAD Postdoctoral Fellows at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University

The academic year 2018/19 at SAIS will focus on “The United States, Europe, and Global Order.” Each Fellow will complete a research paper related to this during the period of residence. Apply by April 15th, 2018.

Call for Applications
DAAD-AICGS Fellowship Program

The  DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship 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 to three months each. Apply by April 15th, 2018.

Information and Networking Session, February 22nd
Research Positions in Germany

Germany is one of the best destinations for scientific research. Why not consider a research stay in Germany or starting your independent research group at one of Germany’s leading universities or research institutions? At this event in New York you will hear about funding opportunities and programs to foster research careers in Germa ny.

Higher Education in Germany
Resources for Advisors
Webinars at www.daad.org

In the spring and the fall, DAAD offers webinars on funding opportunities, on information on how to study and research in Germany and on internship opportunities. Most recently our team at DAAD USA walked advisors through the resources on www.daad.org and how to most effectively utilize our online offerings. Click below for more.

Living in Germany
The right choice for you?
Ten Reasons for Germany

Germany is the third most popular destination among international students worldwide. It is an attractive place to study and German university degrees are highly regarded by employers worldwide. Explore the wide-ranging opportunities as well as the beauty and diversity Germany offers right in the heart of Europe!

Application Tip #32
How do I get a visa to study in Germany?

Some international students require an entry visa for Germany depending on where they come from and how long they plan to stay. For more information about visa requirements, click below to contact the German embassy or German consulate in your home country.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...the gold medal win in pair figure skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang was Germany's first gold medal in the category since 1952? Read on below for more on Germany's participation in this year's Olympic competition.


Short Courses at the Berlin Summer University of the Arts 2018
The Berlin Summer University of the Arts 2018 offers over 30 top-class short courses for international artists to expand their own creative potential, network and career.  www.summer-university.udk-berlin.de

Editorial Details

Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director DAAD New York
Katrin Kempiners, Peter Kerrigan, Editors

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