September 12, 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
2020 Photo Contest: Deadline Extended!

The annual DAAD North America photo contest is live, and the deadline has been extended! 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 now through September 22nd, click the link below!
DAAD Canada
Study and Go Abroad Virtual Education Fair

DAAD Canada will be on hand at the Study and Go Abroad Virtual Education Fair on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 2 to 8pm (EST). DAAD will be joined by representatives from the University of Cologne, the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, TU Ilmenau, and University Alliance. Admission to the fair is free. For more details and to register, visit 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!

German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH)
2020 Future Forum: Building Biopolis

What does the green city of the future look like? Envision it with us! Join the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York online October 14-17, 11 AM to 1:30 PM Eastern Standard Time for the FUTURE FORUM: BUILDING BIOPOLIS. Free from current limitations, we’re exploring the most groundbreaking ideas in urban planning, mobility and the circular economy. Check out the program, focus topics and organizers by clicking on the link below.

Internship Announcement
Internship in Program Administration

We are looking for three interns from October 15 or November 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 to help process scholarship applications. Applicants should be fluent in English (plus, ideally, in German), have an interest in international higher education, be able to work with Excel, work with great attention to detail, and be available 5 days a week. We offer a small stipend. Please click below for more information.
International Max-Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles

In collaboration with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a unique PhD program. The IMPRS-gBGC offers projects in global Biogeochemistry and related Earth System sciences. We welcome applications from well-motivated and highly-qualified students with a Master of Science or equivalent degree in natural sciences. Proficiency in English is required.
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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