June 26, 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.

This specialized DAAD program offers German Studies Research Grants to highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department/program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany. The program is designed to encourage research and promote the study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an inter- and multidisciplinary perspective.


  • July 11, 2021: Leo Baeck Institute/DAAD-Fellowship
  • The Leo Baeck Institute is a research, study, and lecture center whose library and archives offer comprehensive documentation for the study of the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Fellowships are awarded for research in New York or Germany on the social, communal, and intellectual history of German-speaking Jewry. Financial assistance is provided to doctoral students for dissertation research and to young academics for the preparation of a scholarly essay or book.

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
Postdoc Funding Opportunity PRIME
Postdoc Researchers International Mobility Experience

The DAAD PRIME program funds temporary positions at German universities to support the international mobility of postdoctoral researchers. Postdoc researchers who see their long-term career perspectives in Germany receive funding for a research stay abroad based on a temporary position at a German university. In addition to the stay abroad, the funding also includes a return phase for
reintegration into the German science system. For information on the application and upcoming deadlines, please click below!

German Network Opportunities and Events
Annual GAIN Conference

Join us for the digital Virtual GAIN21 from August 25-27, 2021! The annual conference and talent fair of the German Academic International Network is the largest gathering of German universities, funding agencies and scientists abroad. We invite you to join the meeting with over 500 postdocs, scientists and experts from various research areas and gain access to information about career paths and funding opportunities in Germany. More than 100 German universities, research institutions, companies, and funding agencies can offer jobs and support as well as provide valuable insights and best practices at our talent fair. Please click on the link below for more information and to register!

GAIN Science Slam

Present your research at GAIN21! The GAIN Science Slam is all about science communication. Five international researchers from various fields will present their findings in a five-minute pitch in front of the virtual GAIN21 audience, who serves as the Science Slam Jury. The objective is to impart current research results to a diverse audience in an understandable and entertaining way. Various presentations suitable for the virtual format are allowed. Send an email to hoedebeck [at] daad [dot] de with a one-minute video pitching your slam in English by June 30th, 2021. Click below for more information!

Job and Internship Opportunities
For U.S. and Canadian Citizens
2022 International Parliamentary Scholarship Program

Every year, the International Parliamentary Scholarship Program invites a small group of Americans and Canadians to work in the German Bundestag for three months as part of a five-month program including the opportunity to take free courses at any of the Berlin universities.
Applicants are expected to speak German at a level of at least B2 and not be older than 30 years at the time of the program, March-July 2022. The Deadline for applications is July 31, 2021. For more information, please click on the link below!

Question of the Week: Pride Month Edition
Every year there are Gay Pride Festivals called Christopher Street Day in Germany, named after Christopher Street in Manhattan's West Village, where much of the contemporary gay rights movement in the United States was born. Christopher Street Day (CSD) is celebrated in many cities across Germany, but the largest one is located in Berlin. Have you been to any of the CSD festivals in Germany? Let us know in the comments section on our Instagram, linked here!
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Editorial staff:
Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Casey Detrow
Peter Kerrigan
with content by Brenda Lamboy
 
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