January 6th, 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! 

Upcoming Application Deadlines

January 31st: Learn German in Germany

DAAD Scholarships and Grants
Call for Applications
Undergraduate Scholarship

Highly qualified undergraduate students are invited to apply to fund study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or an independent study abroad semester or year. Apply by Jan 31st, 2018.

Call for Applications
Learn German in Germany

DAAD offers grants to faculty members in all academic fields (except German Studies, German Language and Literature, and German Translation and Interpretation) to attend intensive language courses at various Goethe-Institut locations in Germany. Four-week courses are offered year-round. Apply by Jan 31st, 2018.

In Profile
DAAD Young Ambassador
Declan Dwyer-McNulty

Declan Dwyer-McNulty spent the summer of 2015 studying abroad in Bonn. A student at the State University of New York at Geneso, he spent his time in Germany taking classes on German language and culture as well as American environmentalism. Upon his return, he volunteered to serve as a DAAD Young Ambassador.

Higher Education in Germany
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. Start date is April 3, 2018.

Living in Germany
German Culture
Trends to Watch in 2018

The Deutsche Welle takes a look at what the upcoming year may hold for German arts and culture. From films, exhibitions, and festivals, the 2018 calendar has something in store for every taste and preference. Click the link below for more details on upcoming events.

Application Tip #26
Can a First-Year undergraduate student apply for the Undergraduate Scholarship?

Unfortunately, no. Students in their first or Freshman year are not eligible to apply for the Undergraduate Scholarship. In order to be eligible, you must be at least a Sophomore at the time of application.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...the Alps aren't the only place for winter sports in Germany? In North-Rhine-Westphalia, the aptly named Winterberg attracts skiers, snowboarders, and hikers alike. Discover how international students in Germany took advantage of this popular destination.


Editorial Details

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

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