Come to GAIN18 in Boston! The annual conference and talent fair is the largest German science and research career fair in the US. It is an ideal place for MA, PhD, and postdoctoral students, as well as junior faculty of all disciplines to learn about academic careers and funding opportunities in Germany. You can schedule appointments with more than 100 German universitiesresearch institutions, and funding agencies. Find out about their programs and job openings!

The initiative Research in Germany designed a special workshop on opportunities in Germany for international researchers interested in transatlantic careers and partnerships. Meet experts and peers from all areas of the German and North American research landscapes. #GoGAIN18

GAIN18 will be held in Boston at the Marriott Copley Place, September 8, 2018.

!Admission free! Please register. No walk-ins.

READY…STEADY…GERMANY..! To attend, and to schedule appointments, please register here.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Find your match:

  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm: One-on-one consultations with German university representatives. Register and schedule your appointments here.

Conference Program:

  • 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm: “Research in Germany” Workshop - Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty in Germany
  • Speakers: Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director North America, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); Dr. Rainer Gruhlich, Director North America, German Research Foundation (DFG); Dr. Judith Wellen, Head of Strategy Department and External Relations, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; Dr. Herbert Grieshop, Head of International Department, Free University Berlin; Christine Krämer, Exchange Programs Coordinator, University of Konstanz
  • 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm: Talent Fair
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Keynote Speaker Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin, Technical University of Munich (TUM)
  • 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm: Start-up Pitch - Pitching for the GAIN Award 2018: One week of mentoring and coaching on a German campus.