January 23, 2021
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 www.daad.org.

February 1: Group Study Visit

To view our brand new informational video on what programs, scholarships, and grants DAAD USA has to offer students, please click here!
DAAD Worldwide
46th President of the United States
"Hope for a New American Candor"

On Monday, January 18th, DAAD President Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee met virtually with a number of experts in the field of transatlantic relations and science for a public discussion entitled "Joe Biden - President for Science? A New Start for Transatlantic Scientific Relations." Included in the panel of participants was DAAD North America director Benedikt Brisch. For the press release, in German, please click on the link below. To view a recording of the discussion, in German, please click here.
Upcoming Deadlines
February 1, 2021
Group Study Visit

This program offers financial support for subject-related academic visits to Germany organized by faculty members for groups of students. This program is open to all fields of study and is intended to both introduce students to facets of modern / contemporary German life and bring them into contact with their student peers in Germany. The next deadline is February 1, 2021 for support of visits scheduled to begin between June 1 and Sept. 1, 2021. For more information, please click on the link below.
Call for Applications
AI in Germany
Networking Tour in Artificial Intelligence
Are you an experienced PhD candidate or postdoctoral
researcher in the field of artificial intelligence and looking for
a new experience? DAAD's Postdoctoral Networking Tour in Artificial Intelligence is your chance to get a unique insight into the German AI research landscape. During the one-week virtual tour, you will connect directly to leading researchers. Applications are due by March 8th, 2021. For more information, please click on the link below!
DAAD Network
Call for Papers
German Studies Association Annual Conference

The German Studies Association will hold its 45th Annual Conference from 9/30 -10/3, 2021 in Indianapolis, IN. DAAD intends to contribute to the program through its sponsorship of seminars, panels, and round tables featuring DAAD German Studies Professors, the DAAD Centers for German and European studies, and other DAAD affiliated faculty and authors. The GSA is now inviting proposals for papers, presentations, and panels. Please click on the link below for more information.
The Gateway to Your German University

Just 3 steps to your study in Germany with myguide.de/en/:
1. Choose your subject
2. Check your eligibility
3. Contact the university
Let’s start your journey together!  

German Culture Corner
Was ist das?
12 German Superfoods Found Locally & Regionally

Does the word "superfood" elicit images of rare and expensive potions and powders found only in obscure shops? Surprisingly, Germany has twelve of its very own superfoods growing right in its own soil -- some even more common than you'd think! From kale to nettles, sea buckthorn, and rose hips, click below to learn about the health benefits of these commonly grown fruits, vegetables, and plants in Germany.
Study in Berlin: MBA & International 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 colorful. 

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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 
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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