|DAAD Information Centre Toronto|
Welcome to the DAAD Information Centre Toronto!
This office is dedicated to serving the needs of students and faculty in Canada. It promotes study and research in Germany, advises local students on funding opportunities, and builds ties between German and Canadian universities.
Germany is an exciting travel and research destination! With centuries of colourful history, a diverse and multicultural student population, and some of the most well-known and acclaimed academic institutions in the world, Germany is sure to offer an academic programme that suits your personal and professional needs.
In the information provided on this page, you will find some useful links that will help you in your search. Finally, should you have any questions or concerns about study and research opportunities in Germany, please feel free to contact a member of our office.
Questions about studying and living in Germany?
Check out the website www.study-in.de/en for useful information regarding universities, programmes of study, and the student life and community of Germany. Not only does the site have an interactive map of Germany and its academic institutions, but it also has student testimonials, links to StudiVZ (Germany's academic social networking website), and an updated list of DAAD's worldwide events! Other new features of the website include:
Be sure to check out www.study-in.de/en!
John Paul Kleiner, M.A.
DAAD Information Centre Toronto
For directions to the Toronto office, please click here.
|News and Events|
"Bringing Down the Wall to Study in Germany" - Friday, March 7th
The DAAD's Young Ambassador at Toronto's York University, Ashley Gyarmati, has put together an information session on the upside of studying in Germany that will take place on York's Keele campus on Friday, March 7th from 11:15 am to noon in the Accolade East Building, Studio A.
The DAAD's Toronto Information Office will be on hand to provide some information on the DAAD's suite of scholarships and grants to facilitate study and research at German universities.
Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowship: Applications Now Being Accepted!
The DAAD has partnered with the Leibniz Institutes to offer a Research Fellowship to highly-qualified international post-docs interested in conducting a research project at one of the eighty-six Leibniz Institutes in Germany. Applications are now being accepted for this program and the deadline for receiving complete applications in paper form in Bonn is March 7, 2014.
For more information on this program, please visit: https://www.daad.org/leibnizdaad
DAAD Information Sessions at McGill University - Thursday, February 27th
The DAAD will be on hand at Montréal's McGill University on Thursday, February 27th for two information sessions in Room 645 of the Bronfman Buliding (1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest).
The first will present information on the DAAD's student support programs (both undergrad and graduate) and runs from 10:00 to 11:00 am.
From 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, a session entitled "Research in Germany" will provide faculty and postdocs with an overview of the German research landscape and information on funding opportunities offered through the DAAD and some its partner organizations.
The Toronto Information Centre will be at the Université de Montréal's Centre canadien d'études allemandes et européenes (CCEAE) for two information sessions on Thursday, February 27th in CCEAE's office at 3744 Jean-Brillant, 5e étage, salle Lothar-Baier (525-6).
A session from 1:30 to 2:30 pm will provide information on the DAAD's support programs for both undergraduate and graduate students.
From 3:00 to 4:00 pm, the session "Research in Germany" is intended to provide faculty and postdocs with an overview of the German research landscape as well as some details of funding opportunities offered by both the DAAD and its partner organizations.
DAAD Information Sessions at Concordia University, Montreal - Friday, February 28th
The DAAD will be presenting two information sessions at Concordia University in Montréal on the afternoon of Friday, February 28th. The first session will be geared towards undergraduate and graduate students and will run from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in Room X-103, Annex X, Mackay 2080. This session will give an overview to the topic of study in Germany and provide details on the DAAD’s suite of student-oriented scholarship and grant programs.
A second session for faculty with the title "Research in Germany" will take place later Friday afternoon running from 2:30 to 3:30 pm in room 2.139 in the Engineering and Visual Arts Building on Concordia's Williams (downtown) campus.
Please join us if you can!
DAAD Canada Information Centre at Study and Go Abroad Fairs in Montreal and Toronto: March 2014
The DAAD Information Centre will be on hand at the upcoming Study and Go Abroad Fairs in Montreal and Toronto on March 1st and 2nd.
The Montreal fair will take place on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the Montreal Convention Centre (Room F-511, top floor, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle).
In Toronto the fair runs Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Constitution Halls 105-106, North Building, 255 Front Street West).
The Study and Go Abroad Fairs offer students and their families the opportunity to explore the myriad of study and career options open to them both in Canada and internationally. Admission is free!
We hope to see you there!
DAAD Information Sessions at University of Saskatchewan - Monday, January 20th
The Toronto Information Centre will be on campus at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon on Monday, January 20th to present two information sessions for students and faculty.
DAAD Information Sessions at University of Regina - Tuesday, January 21st
John Paul Kleiner from the Toronto Information Centre will be at the University of Regina on Tuesday, January 21st to give three information sessions on the DAAD's scholarship and grant programs for students and faculty.
A more general student session will take place from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in Room 408 of the Classroom Building. This presentation will give details on scholarships and grants available to both undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines and fields of study.
The faculty session entitled "Research in Germany" will run from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in Room 408 of the Classroom Building. It will provide an overview of the German research landscape and information on resources and funding available through both the DAAD and a number of our partner organizations.
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|For Germans interested in studying in Canada|
German students who are interested in studying in Canada should contact the DAAD office in Bonn, Germany. To visit the DAAD homepage, please click here.
For Germans who would like some more information about Canadian universities, the Government of Canada offers an interactive map to locate Canadian universities by region. For more information, please access the Directory of Canadian Universities, created and supported by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).
|DAAD Young Ambassadors in Canada|
Meet the 2012-2013 DAAD Young Ambassadors!
Where can I study in Germany? What subjects can I study? What are the costs of living in Germany? Ask a DAAD Young Ambassador!
Young Ambassadors are undergraduate students from North America who have recently studied in Germany and are interested in promoting study in Germany at their home universities and colleges. Young Ambassadors help inspire their fellow students to study in Germany by working their universities' study abroad offices, volunteer at study abroad fairs, answering questions from students and organizing their own events on campus.
Find someone who studied where you want to go, who specializes in your field, or who comes from your home state or college—and ask them whatever you ever wanted to know about study or research in Germany!
Check out the DAAD Young Ambassadors' online profiles here.
|Useful Links & Resources|
Want up-to-date information and advice about studying, living, and working in Germany?
For useful information regarding universities, programs of study, and the student life and community in Germany, check out DAAD's website: http://www.study-in.de/en/
The Embassy of Germany in Canada has created a fun, useful new website for Canadians that would like to learn more about studying, living and working in Germany. Through various initiatives, it's now possible for Canadians to spend time living and working in Germany -- a fantastic, fulfilling experience! Don't miss out on this great opportunity... Plan your semester abroad today! For more information, please visit the Experience Germany website: http://www.experience-germany.ca/en
For more information concerning financial support while in Germany, please consult our DAAD Scholarship Database.
The German Studies Canada website is an innovative online information platform for German and European Studies in Canada. With its information tools and outreach initiatives, it reaches out to students, faculty, and professionals in the field of German and European Studies in Canada. This project is partly funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, and headed by the University of Victoria in collaboration with universities across Canada. For more information, please visit the German Studies Canada website: http://germanstudies.ca/
There are many Canadian universities that offer training in German for a major or minor study. The Canadian Association of University Teachers of German has a complete list of Canadian universities that offer German language programmes.
For more information about visas and travel regulations, please contact The German Embassy in Canada. As a first step, you may want to contact the German Consulates and Honorary Consulates in Canada.
The Canada-German Work Study Program / Werkstudentenprogramm facilitates work and study opportunities between the countries.
The Goethe-Institut Toronto is a valuable resource for Canadians who wish to study the German language or learn more about German culture. For residents of Montréal and Ottawa, you may also wish to consult the Goethe-Institut Montréal and the Goethe-Institut Ottawa.
Over the past 15 years, the Ontario/Baden-Württemberg (OBW) Student Exchange Program has exchanged more than 1500 students between the Canadian province of Ontario and the German province of Baden-Württemberg. Please note that this program is only open to students of Ontario universities!