August 29, 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.
Important Dates & Deadlines for DAAD Programs, Scholarships, & Grants

As of now, we expect all funding, programs and internships below to resume as planned. For any updates, please visit the funding page and

October 15: RISE Worldwide
New Programs and Upcoming Deadlines
Research Internships in Science and Engineering
RISE Worldwide 2021

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE offers summer research internships across the world to German undergraduate students with academic training in biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences, engineering or a closely related field. 2021 projects can be submitted online from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, 2020. Please click on the link below for more information.
DAAD Network
German Science and Career Fair
Virtual GAIN20 Annual Conference & Talent Fair, Aug 28 - 29, 2020

The 20th GAIN conference is going virtual! The annual conference and talent fair of the German Academic International Network is the largest gathering of German universities, funding agencies and scientists abroad. This year, for the first time ever, GAIN is taking place virtually, with young academics from Germany and international researchers from around the world logging in to exchange ideas, experiences, and plans for the future. Click below for the full press release from DAAD in German.

The German Academic International Network (GAIN) is the network of German scientists and researchers of all disciplines, working at leading research institutions in the United States and Canada.
2020 Photo Contest

The annual DAAD North America photo contest is live! This year's theme is #GermanyInMyFuture, and participation is open to any enrolled student in the US or Canada. To read more about the contest and submit a photo, click the link below.
New Episode Available
Coffee Connections Podcast

Hanni Geist of DAAD's San Francisco Information Point has released a new episode in her DAAD podcast series, "Coffee Connections." Check out link below to listen!

New Database for International Study
International Programs 2020/2021 Now Online

The new database “International Programs 2020/2021” is now online, offering students an overview of more than 1,940 international programs and courses. The database presents prospective students with 1,660 programs, including 200 BA, 1,230 MA, and 210 structured PhD programs, as well as 20 graduate schools. Click on the link below for more information.
Study in Berlin: MBA & Intl. Master’s Programs
Improve your leadership skills. Gain digital know-how. Study management in English. Become part of an international student body. Benefit from many corporate activities, valuable career consultation and coaching. Discover Berlin - Germany’s startup hub, low cost of living, culturally rich and colourful.

This announcement has been prepared by:

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 
Head office:
Bonn (Germany), registered with the Bonn District Court, Commercial Register Court VR 2105
Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Casey Detrow
Peter Kerrigan
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