November 18th, 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! 

Our newsletter is taking a holiday break next week.
The DAAD New York and DAAD San Francisco offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27th. We will be back on December 2nd!
Happy Thanksgiving!
DAAD Scholarships and Grants
Call for Applications - Deadline December 1st!
Intensive Language Course Grant and University Summer Course Grant

The best way to learn German is to spend time in Germany. Language Courses run for 8 weeks, while University Summer Courses are up to 4 weeks long. Apply by Dec 1st.

Deadline November 30th!
Study Scholarship for Fine Art, Design/Visual Communication and Film

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or those who have received an undergraduate degree of all disciplines may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master's degree program or complementary course at a German university. Apply by Nov 30th , 2017.

Living in Germany
A Country of Readers
Germany's Favorite Books

Germans love reading, especially while travelling or at home on the couch. Surprisingly though, most Germans still prefer paper books to e-books. Join the Alumniportal Deutschland for community groups dedicated to German books, and check out the link below for Germany's favorite books.

Application Tip #22
Who makes a decision about my application?

The selection committee is an independent committee made up of expert US, Canadian, and German scholars. DAAD employees do not vote in the scholarship election procedure.

Fun Fact
Did you know that...

...95% of Germans support the expansion of renewable energies? Their main reasons are ensuring a secure future for the next generation and protecting the climate. Click the link below for a short video on how Germans are switching to sustainable and renewable energy sources.


Editorial Details

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

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