Using the 2D visual artistic medium of your choice, #PictureYourselfInGermany by depicting a scene, either a self-portrait or POV, of your dream trip to Germany! Life will imitate art for the grand prize winner, who will win free round-trip airfare to anywhere in Germany!
We are currently accepting applications for a summer internship with the German Academic International Network (GAIN) at the DAAD New York office, starting between May 1 and June 1 to September 15 or 30, 2023.
The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is pleased to announce the opportunity for outstanding scholars to conduct research in Washington, D.C., on “The United States, Europe, and World Order.”
German universities, as is the case all over the world, have broad networks of international partners. Through cooperation programs among higher education institutions, DAAD supports German universities in expanding these networks.
For DAAD, the end of the funding period is the beginning of a long-standing relationship with its alumni. Our goal is to strengthen the DAAD alumni network by supporting the formation of alumni clubs, e.g. through various programs and activities.
You hold a Bachelor and already gained some work experience? Kick-start your career with our exciting hands-on M.B.A. and M.Eng. programs. All programs comprise one year of internship – a great opport...
It's International Podcast Day! What better way to celebrate than listening to our DAAD podcast, Coffee Connections? You can hear Hanni Geist's interviews with DAAD scholarship recipients and more. More info in the link.
Interested in an internship in science or engineering? If so, then consider RISE!
RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE Worldwide offers summer research internships across the world to undergraduate students from Germany with academic training in biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences, engineering or a closely related field. RISE Worldwide is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
“Traveling to Germany in the summer of 2022 with the help of the Gilman Scholarship was a great personal and professional growth opportunity. I not only made connections with engineers and engineering students in different countries, but I made great friends with students from my home university and other American universities as well. It truly is a great talking point that separates me from other candidates and an experience I will never forget.” Bryce Erdman, Summer 2022
There's still time to sign up for the DAAD webinar that will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26th! The webinar will focus on DAAD scholarship and grant programs that support study, research and internships in Germany in 2024-25. Click on the link to find out more and register for the webinar.
Honors German and engineering student Roman Dowling recently completed a highly competitive international fellowship with Research Internships in Science and Engineering Germany, or RISE. Read his story by clicking the link.
“I am filled with gratitude for the Gilman-DAAD Germany Scholarship, as it allowed me to deeply explore German culture and language. The scholarship legitimized a study abroad experience in Berlin I would have otherwise never been able to experience. While studying abroad I was able to engage with both academics and culture in ways which greatly enhanced both my experience and exploration of life as a student and a human.” Bella Bergen, Spring 2023
Transport accounts for one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions in Germany. Efforts to meet climate targets by speeding up a mobility transition include solar-powered delivery boats and electrifying roads to cut truck emissions.
As Dusseldorf hosts the Invictus Games for wounded soldiers, therapists and researchers have been discussing the effects of exercise on people with mood disorders. They say sports can help people overcome depression.
Biao Xiang, a social anthropologist from China, is director at the Max Planck Institute for Ethnological Research. He admires the will to innovate in German society and sees hurdles for young Chinese academics when starting their careers.
Students from Madagascar and Germany have developed a highly efficient cooker that runs on miscanthus grass pellets. They hope the fuel can replace charcoal as the cooking fuel of choice and help stop deforestation.