August 12th, 2017
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! 
Important Dates

September 21st, 2017, Washington, D.C.: European Research Day
October 10th, 2017, San Francisco: Career Day
October 13th, 2017, New York: Career Day

Upcoming Application Deadlines

September 15th: EMGIP-Bundestag Internship
September 30th: Study Scholarship for Architecture
October 15th: Research Stays

November 4th: Research Grants 
Correction - December 15th: RISE Germany (opens Nov 1st)

DAAD Scholarships and Grants
Build your World
Study Scholarship for Architecture

Ever thought about pursuing a Master's degree in Architecture in Germany? The DAAD Study Scholarship for Architecture supports study projects in design and planning at a state-recognized German university of your choice. Submit your application to our office Bonn, Germany by Sept 30th. 


Call for Applications
German Studies Research Grants

This specialized DAAD program offers grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany. Apply by Nov 1st, 2017.


Calling all academics interested in working in Germany! 
GAIN Conference in San Francisco, Aug 25-27 

The Annual GAIN Conference in San Francisco (Aug 25-27) offers postdocs, researchers, and assistant professors from all fields opportunities to learn about academic careers in Germany. On Aug 26th, a walk-in fair and one-on-one meetings with German university representatives are open to international researchers by registering here.

Researchers Connect
European Research Day Washington, D.C., Sep 21st, 2017

European researchers outside of Europe meet, discuss and exchange concepts about their research projects, professional and personal experience in their respective diasporas and overall career path. The event presents a unique networking opportunity to meet researchers from your current region, advance your career, and explore collaboration opportunities.

In Profile
DAAD IT Intern
Eva Roddeck

Eva Roddeck is the current IT intern at the DAAD New York office. She is responsible for system and network administration and supports the staff in all technology matters. After she completes her internship in New York, she will return to Germany to pursue a career in software development.

Higher Education in Germany
New Report from British Council
Germany ranked one of the top countries with pro-international education policies

According to the British Council, Germany has made one of the top spots among countries with pro-international education policies. The Pie News states that along with the Netherlands, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, Germany places a strong priority on supporting research and student mobility. 
Living in Germany
German Humor

Mark Twain once wrote that "a German joke is no laughing matter." But of course Germans love to laugh, taking humor so seriously they even have a German Institute of Humor, according to the Alumniportal Deutschland. Learn more about German comedy, satire, and the subtle art of funny that makes Germans more hilarious than their stereotype permits.
Fun Fact
Did you know...

...that German universities offer hundreds of Bachelor programs taught in English? Learn more about international programs and their requirements. 

Application Tip #8
Not sure if you want to pursue a full-degree in Germany?

Germany offers a variety of programs. If you are not ready to commit to a full-degree program, perhaps a semester or year abroad is for you. Also, there are many summer programs, ranging from 4-10 weeks. DAAD offers a variety of funding programs for these different opportunities. Take a look at our Study Abroad Checklist to help you decide.

Winter Program at the University of Marburg

Join us in Marburg for the German Language Winter program to get a true impression of student life in one of the oldest universities in Germany. The fee-based program offers an intensive German language course, a German culture course, weekend trips to various destinations in Germany and more! 


Editorial Details

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

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