March 10th, 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 Ambassadors Program

The DAAD Young Ambassadors 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.

Higher Education in Germany
Job Opportunity
Program Officer DAAD/GCRI

The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) New York is seeking a full-time, in-house Program Officer. The initial contract will be issued for one year with the possibility of renewal. Learn more about the position requirements and benefits at the link below. Apply by March 31st.

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.

A Direct Path to Studying in Germany
Studienbrücke Deutschland

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
Is studying in Germany the right choice for you?
Five Reasons to Study in Germany

Germany is the third most popular destination among international students in the world. More than twelve percent of students at German universities come from abroad – just like you. Germany is an attractive place to study and German university degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide.

Application Tip #34
How do I start my career post-graduation in Germany?

As a foreign student, a German university degree is a big plus when entering the German job market. Click the link below to learn how international alumni have successfully navigated their job search and started the career in Germany.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...that the Oscar for best foreign film was awarded to German director Sebastián Lelio, an alumni of the DAAD Artist-in-Residence Program in Berlin.


Freie Universität Berlin European Studies Program
Freie Universität Berlin European Studies Program (FU-BEST) is currently accepting applications for the German PLUS + course package for the Fall Semester 2018. German PLUS + features specialized language and subject courses in German, designed for students with advanced German language abilities. For more information, please visit or contact
Editorial Details

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

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