March 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 Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Call for Applications
DAAD Young Ambassador Program

The DAAD Young Ambassador Program is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students from North America who have recently studied or interned in Germany and are interested in promoting study in Germany at their home institutions. Apply by April 15th, 2018.

Opportunity at DAAD/GAIN

We are currently accepting applications for a summer internship at our New York office, starting June 1st to September 10th, 2018. It involves assisting with organizing the 18th Annual GAIN Conference of German Researchers - the largest forum for German PhD students, postdocs, and professors working in North America. Apply by March 28th.

Breakfast Panel Discussion
The Refugee Crisis and Higher Education, March 8th

We would like to invite you to a panel discussion with the Secretary General of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Dr. Dorothea Rüland, and the President of the Institute of International Education (IIE), Dr. Allan Goodman, to address the nexus between the refugee crisis and higher education.

Research in Germany (RiG)
Information Booth and Science Lunch at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society 2018

Excellent fundamental research, distinguished funding institutions and an innovative spirit create a very unique German research landscape in physics. Learn more at this year's RiG events at APS, see the link below for details.

In Profile
DAAD Young Ambassador
Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson is a senior at Northwestern University with a major in German and a minor in Chemistry. She studied abroad in Munich, Germany for 11 months with the support of a DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship (2016-2017 scholarship holder). As a DAAD Young Ambassador, she helps fellow students find study opportunities in Germany.

Higher Education in Germany
Research in Germany
DAAD Mourns the Loss of Dr. Manfred Stassen

During his tenure at DAAD from 1974-2002, Dr. Manfred Stassen held a variety of leadership roles and represented DAAD abroad, including the directorship of DAAD's New York office. Even in retirement, he supported DAAD through various volunteer activities. He will be remembered as a passionate advocate for international academic relationships.

A Direct Path to Studying in Germany

Higher education institutions in Germany offer the highest academic standards – and as such are the perfect springboard for a successful career at home or worldwide. The Goethe-Institut’s Studienbrücke program is specifically designed to prepare high-school students from the US wishing to embark on a course of study in Germany. Apply by March 30th.

Living in Germany
Do you miss Germany?
Join the Germany Alumni - USA Network

Receive information on current activities of Germany alumni in the USA, as well as information on events, meetings, projects, job offers, calls for contributions, and further initiatives. Join the group using the link below and learn more about the networking opportunities it offers.

Application Tip #33
How can I do an internship in Germany?

There are several opportunities to pursue an internship through DAAD in Germany. Take a look at our RISE Internships , our EMGIP program , as well as the IASESTE Technical Internship . Click the link below for a list of further institutions and DAAD partners that provide contacts and advice.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...the Berlin Zoo has one of the world's largest animal collections? Opened in 1955, it now has almost 20,000 animals of 1,400 species. Its aviary is one of the largest zoo buildings in the world and home to hundreds of species of birds.


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.
Editorial Details

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

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