May 5th, 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
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 May 31st, 2018.

Last Chance to Enter - Voting begins Sunday!
Vote for #YourHiddenGermany

We have asked you to show us your pictures of Germany that reveal  #YourHiddenGermany . Over 220 photos were submitted. Vote for your favorite entry (or entries) between Sunday, April 29th, 5:00 pm EDT and May 6th, 5:00 pm EDT . Every person may cast one vote per day during this period.

Webinar, May 7th, 1:00-1:30pm EDT
Start your Environmental Science Career in Germany!

DAAD USA launched a free series of webinars presenting German universities in 30 minutes. This upcoming webinar will feature international BA and MA programs in Environmental Science in English at the Hochschule Trier and the University of Koblenz-Landau.

Webinar, May 8th, 1:00-1:30pm EDT
Start your Business Career in Munich and Berlin!

DAAD USA launched a free series of webinars presenting German universities in 30 minutes. This upcoming webinar will feature international Business MA programs in English at Berlin School of Economics and Law and the Technical University Munich (TUM).

Higher Education in Germany
Research in Germany Press Tour

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites a delegation of 15 international science journalists on a press tour to Germany on the future of work from October 21st-26th, 2018. Learn more about who can apply, participation requirements and the tour itinerary by clicking the link below.


Application Tip #43
Can I use conference funding to pay for speakers' travel?

DAAD funding guidelines do not permit use of the contribution to cover transatlantic travel, whereas domestic travel, ground transportation, accommodation for active speakers and panelists, catering costs and honoraria of up to USD 500 for keynote speakers are chargeable expense categories.
Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...Germany's Halloween takes place on the night of April 30th? According to the legend, Walpurgisnacht was when witches gathered on Brocken Mountain (in central Germany) to celebrate the arrival of Spring. Read more at the Deutsche Welle below.


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Editorial Details

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

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