February 26, 2022
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.
DWIH San Francisco
The German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) opened its new office in San Francisco early this year. It is the second DWIH location in the U.S. working to strengthen Germany’s reputation as a land of research, science and innovation by providing a platform for leaders in science, technology and the humanities to engage in exchange and collaboration. The DWIH San Francisco is now hiring a Head of Programs and a Program Officer.

Learn more about the office here.
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.

Important Dates and Application Deadlines:
March 27: Germany Today

To view our informational video on what programs, scholarships, and grants DAAD USA has to offer students, please click here!
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
New Partnership
Gilman-DAAD Germany Scholarship

The Gilman-DAAD Germany Scholarship is a partnership between the U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship Program and DAAD. DAAD Germany will provide 40 additional scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students per year to study and/or intern for academic credit in Germany through the Gilman Program. The award allows students from accredited U.S. higher education institutions to strengthen their skills and expand their educational experiences while living and learning in Germany.
Application Deadline: March 1

For Faculty and Administrators
Germany Today

The Germany Today Information Tour is designed to give participants a broad overview of Germany’s higher education landscape. This year's tour is themed "German Higher Education Institutions and their Role as a Gateway to the European Higher Education Area" and will visit institutions in Freiburg, Strasbourg, Karlsruhe, Heidelberg, Darmstadt, and Mainz. Representatives from universities, research institutions, funding agencies, and other organizations in the field of education policy are invited to apply. Program-related costs in Germany (accommodation, domestic travel, most meals) will be covered by DAAD.
Application Deadline: March 27

Online Language Courses for Faculty
Learn German

DAAD is pleased to announce this opportunity available to faculty members in the US and Canada from all academic fields (except German Language and Literature and German Translation and Interpretation) to attend online language courses offered by the Goethe-Institut in North America year-round. Participants may take either two 5- or 8-week courses in succession or one 16-week course starting in the spring or summer of 2022. 
Application deadline: April 1

North American Jews Meet Modern Germany
Germany Close Up

"Germany Close Up – North American Jews Meet Modern Germany" is a youth encounter program for Jewish students and young professionals from North America aged 18 to 40. Participants will engage in an in-depth discussion on Germany's reflection on and remembrance of its past as well as its modern-day political system and society. This 9-day program will take place in Germany.
Application Deadline: April 6

Work with Us!
Summer Internship Opportunity
GAIN Summer Internship

DAAD is currently accepting applications for a summer internship with the German Academic International Network (GAIN) in the New York office between May/June and September 2022. The internship involves assisting with organizing the 22nd Annual GAIN Conference of international mobile researchers from Germany. Interns may complete the internship virtually or in our New York office.
Application deadline: March 30

Job Opportunity
Head of Programs, DWIH San Francisco

The German Center for Research and Innovation San Francisco (DWIH) is seeking a full-time Head of Programs. This is an in-house position with the possibility to work remotely. The Head of Programs will work closely with the Executive Director of the DWIH and will be responsible for communications and outreach strategy, growing and maintaining the DWIH's extensive network, and developing and managing events in accordance with the DWIH's primary goals.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Opportunity
Program Officer, DWIH San Francisco

The German Center for Research and Innovation San Francisco (DWIH) is currently seeking a well-organized and team-oriented person to join us as Program Officer for our newly established branch. This is an in-house position with the possibility to work remotely. The Program Officer will be responsible for a range of tasks related to accounting and administration, including event organization and management, accounts payable and receivable, budget preparation, database management, and general office management and administration. 
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

German Network Opportunities and Events
Webinar for Potential Graduate Students
Masters Studies in Germany: A Real Option for Your Future

DAAD is pleased to present the webinar “Master’s Studies in Germany: A Real Option for Your Future” on Monday, March 7th from noon to 1 pm EST. In this webinar, attendees will get information on how to identify study programs of interest at German universities and determine which programs are the best fit, as well as the application process, the cost of studying in Germany, and options for funding your studies. This webinar is relevant to students in any field.
RSVP before March 7

Explore Graduate Opportunities in Germany
Germany Grad Fair 2022

Planning to pursue a graduate degree abroad can seem overwhelming. This event is designed to help you navigate the process - from finding the right program and university to understanding the requirements and application process. The Germany Grad Fair 2022 is your pass to exploring the exciting opportunities for research, funding, and career advancement through graduate studies in Germany. Meet with representatives from DAAD, universities, funding and exchange institutions, and the German Consulate New York, all of whom will be happy to answer your questions. Join us in person on March 25 at the German House in New York City. 

German Word of the Week: Dosenöffner
In German, cat owners are sometimes jokingly referred to as Dosenöffner, or "can openers." Have you ever hear this term?

Follow us on Instagram to share your favorite German slang terms and expand your vocabulary!
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Amelia Wallace
Peter Kerrigan
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