January 13th, 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.

DAAD Webinar for Advisors, Wed, Jan 31st 1-2pm EST

This upcoming webinar will provide advisors with online and offline resources about studying in Germany and funding opportunities for undergraduates and graduates . DAAD staff will give you a tour of our website and point out relevant pages you can share with your students. There will be plenty of time at the end to ask questions.

In Profile
Our Network
DAAD Research Ambassadors

Our Research Ambassadors are scholars and scientists in North America who have conducted advanced long-term research projects in Germany and are interested in promoting research in Germany at their home universities and among their peers and students.Find out how to connect with a Research Ambassador and how to become one below.

Higher Education in Germany
University Cooperation
Germany's Research and University Landscape

Research in Germany is a highly international endeavor and German research activities are often carried out in cooperation with European or international partners. Learn how to find a research partner, discover funding opportunities, and ways to host scholars and students from 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
The Germans Explained
The Guide to German Facial Expressions

If you've ever visited Germany, you may have noticed that Germans tend to stare, blink to say hello and use a variety of facial expressions that may be hard to interpret by an international traveler. Check out Deutsche Welle's helpful guide complete with videos to mime like a German yourself next time you're there.

Application Tip #27
Can I apply to the Undergraduate Scholarship if I intend to go to Germany in September?

The Undergraduate Scholarship supports grantees for up to 10 months. Normally the grant period coincides with the German academic year starting in October. In a few cases, it is possible to apply from September 1st. (For example, if you are on a study abroad program from September through December or from September through June.)

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

... DAAD has supported more than
two million academics in Germany and abroad since it was founded? In 2016, DAAD funded 131,229 people from all regions of the world – 52 percent of whom were women. Funding and scholarships went to 55,754 foreigners and 75,475 Germans.


UAS7 Study and Internship Program
UAS7 Study and Internship Program (SIP) Deadline February 15, 2018 : UAS7 (Seven German Universities of Applied Sciences) invites students who are currently enrolled in Canadian and U.S. colleges to apply for the Study and Internship Program (SIP). Successful applicants will be eligible to study for one semester at a UAS7 member university, receive a short-term internship placement at one of our university laboratories,or do both in combination. Successful applicants are automatically considered for the UAS7 Travel Scholarship of 1,000 EUR to cover transatlantic travel expenses. For further information, please visit www.uas7.org or contact us at info@uas7.org.
Editorial Details

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

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