August 1, 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

New Programs and Upcoming Deadlines
New Program for Transatlantic Cooperation
Germanistische Institutspartnerschaften (GIP)

With the call for applications to GIP, DAAD wishes to promote cooperation between institutions offering Germanistik and/or Deutsch als Fremdsprache at German universities and their partner institutions abroad. Please click on the link provided below for more information on the new program. The deadline to apply is August 20th.
DAAD Network
Diversity Abroad
DAAD/Study in Germany Representative at This Year's Virtual Conference

DAAD/Study in Germany is a proud exhibitor at the 2020 Diversity Abroad Virtual Conference August 3 -7.
Hanni Geist--Senior Manager University Relations, DAAD San Francisco-- will be available for one on one meetings. Please click on the link below to book your appointment.
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 to Hanni's conversation with musician and DAAD music scholarship alumnus, Lukas Akintaya.

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.

Get information about career paths and funding opportunities in Germany, participate in virtual workshops (in English or German) and explore our virtual career fair with more than 60 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies.

The event is free of charge and all disciplines are welcome. Click on the link below for more information and to register.

German Academic International Network
Virtual GAIN20: Science Slam

 Ready to take the (virtual) stage? Are you an international researcher? Be part of the #GoGAIN20 Science Slam & present your research in front of the virtual GAIN audience on Aug 28, 2020. Submit your application now through July 27th! All disciplines are welcome.

 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.
Ach, wie schön
Germany Rated World's Most Admired Country

According to a new Gallup poll, Germany is the most admired country in the world for a third consecutive year. With a high government approval rating, Germany is a greatly respected place to both live and work, according to the poll's results. The poll was conducted by the US-based consulting firm, Gallup, in 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic hit. The poll surveyed 1000 adults in 134 countries on what polling participants think of leadership around the world. Click on the link below to learn more about the poll results and why Germany placed so high!
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Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Casey Detrow
Peter Kerrigan
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