March 14, 2020
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! 
A note on the coronavirus: DAAD is closely following the developments regarding the coronavirus in order to flexibly react to changing situations. In affected areas, we are in contact with scholarship holders, their families, and local employees in order to provide them with the best possible support.

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Important Dates & Deadlines for DAAD Programs, Scholarships, & Grants

March 15: Germany Today 2020
DAAD Network
Free online course: How to apply for a PhD in Germany

Register now for our free online course on how to apply for a PhD in Germany! Learn more about how to write a good application, the characteristics of the German research landscape and many other useful topics. The course is online until April 30

Germany Today Information Tour 2020
June 14-20, 2020
Dresden, Jena, Leipzig, Potsdam and Berlin

DAAD invites representatives from universities, research institutions, and funding agencies in the US and Canada, as well as colleagues from the fields of education policy and politics to join us for our 2020 Tour. This year’s tour will focus on how higher education institutions in Germany approach today’s societal challenges through engaged modes of cooperation. Apply by March 15.

DAAD Young Ambassadors Program
Deadline April 20, 2020
Applications for DAAD Young Ambassadors are open

Young Ambassadors are undergraduate students who recently studied abroad in Germany and promote study in Germany at their home universities with help from the DAAD. They inspire their fellow students to study in Germany by working with their universities’ study abroad offices, volunteering at study abroad fairs, answering questions from students, and organizing their own events on campus. 
Internship Opportunities
Internship Opportunity
IT Internship Network Administration at DAAD New York

Our DAAD regional office in New York is offering an internship in network administration. We are seeking Information Technology majors   who are nearing the end of their studies   or   IT graduate students. The internship will take place in New York City and interns will receive a stipend.

Internship Opportunity
Internship with DAAD New York

DAAD New York is offering an internship in higher education marketing and program administration. Responsibilities include helping with processing applications, marketing and social media assistance, internet research, and event organization.

Upcoming Events
German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH)
Falling Walls Lab Call for Applications

DWIH's annual Falling Walls Lab will take place on May 7, 2020 at NYU's Leslie eLab. Students, scientists and entrepreneurs can pitch their innovative idea in 3 minutes and enter to win a trip to Berlin for the Falling Walls Annual Conference this year. Applications are now being accepted. Click the link below to find out more!

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DAAD Regional Office New York, 871 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, legally represented by Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst e.V., Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn
Tel.: (212) 758-3223 
Fax: (212) 755-5780
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Bonn (Germany), registered with the Bonn District Court, Commercial Register Court VR 2105
Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Casey Detrow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
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