October 3, 2020
News from DAAD USA

Frohen Tag der Einheit! Happy Reunification Day!

Today, October 3rd, is a national holiday in Germany. It marks thirty years since the reunification of East and West Germany.

Join Emily Haber, the German Ambassador to the United States, for a virtual celebration of the Day of German Unity on October 3, at 1 p.m. (EST) via Facebook Live.

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.

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 Worldwide 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.
Call for Applications
Graduate Study Scholarship

Highly qualified final year undergraduate students or eligible graduates may apply for the DAAD Study Scholarship for a full Master's degree program at a German university or for study at a German university as part of a postgraduate program completed in the home country.   Apply by November 4th.

Call for Applications
University Summer Course Grants

This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of three- to four-week summer courses at German universities, which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Apply by December 1st.

DAAD Network
2020 Marketing Contest: Voting Ends 10/12!

The annual DAAD North America marketing contest is open for voting! Check out the contest submissions and vote for your favorite entry (or entries) between now and October 12th, 2020 at 5:00pm EDT. Every person may cast one vote per day during this period.

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 EDT 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.

Goethe Institute Career Booster
Career Booster 2020 Goes Virtual

Join DAAD and the Goethe Institute on Nov. 5 + 6 for US-wide virtual Career Days for high school and college students! Whether you or your students are interested in studying in Germany or wanting to hear first-hand about various career opportunities with German, representatives of German business and higher education are looking forward to answering participants' questions. This event is free, but registration is mandatory.

Short Term Job Announcement
Graduate Scholarship Processing

We are looking for temporary help from Oct. 15 through (approx.) Dec. 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 4-5 days a week. For more information, please click on the link below. 

Globally Connected: Join TU Berlin’s Alumni Program

Did you study, work, teach or research at Technische Universität Berlin? Maintain your connection to the university by becoming part of an international network of some 35,000 alumni in 139 countries worldwide and benefit from exclusive offers. Register online to receive your free membership.

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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