February 3rd, 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
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.


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.


Events
Panel Discussion, February 13th
Blockchain Technologies - What's in it for the SDGs?

Will blockchain be a game-changer for the UN Agenda 2030, the most ambitious development agenda of our times? The current Carlo-Schmid-fellows invite you to discuss the opportunities and challenges of blockchain technology on Tuesday, February 13 , 2018, 4:00-6:00PM at the German House in New York. RSVP required via email .


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 Germany.


Higher Education in Germany
Higher Ed in Europe
20 New "European Universities"

France's president Emmanuel Macron is known for his pro-Europe vision. His latest endeavor centers on creating 20 European Universities by 2024. There is still much discussion about what these institutions should look like, but so far there is agreement on lectures being offered in several languages as well as partnerships with universities across Europe.


German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI)
Media and Operations Intern Wanted

The German Center for Research and Innovation seeks a media and operations intern for a minimum of 6 months .
This position requires a commitment of 38.5 hours per week; additional evening and weekend hours may be necessary. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Apply by February 15th, start date is April 3, 2018.


Living in Germany
Bloggers Wanted
Write for Us

Do you enjoy writing? Keep your family and friends at home up to date on your latest adventures in Germany and share your experiences with the readers of the Study in Germany blog! Many international students have already blogged for them. With their photos and stories, they have shared their own impressions of Germany. Click below to join the blogger team!


Application Tip #30
How do I design my own stay in Germany?

Start your preparations early! Make sure that your home institution will give you credit for your study, internship or research project. Get in touch with faculty members in Germany and find a supervisor. If you have trouble finding a contact in Germany, speak to your academic advisors for suggestions.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...potatoes are one of Germany's favorite foods? Originally from South America, potatoes became a staple in Europe in the 17th century. Enter the Alumniportal Deutschland contest to share your favorite (German) potato dish.

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Editorial Details

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

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