Amber G. Johnson spent the fall of 2016 studying abroad in Berlin. A student of Spelman College, she is majoring in Comparative Women' Studies and Political Science and is volunteering her free time to serve as a DAAD Young Ambassador to promote Germany as a place for study and research abroad.
In this 30 minute webinar, find out more about Bucerius Law School, Germany’s first private law school. The top-ranked school has an interdisciplinary focus and connects students from around the world in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city with a wealth of cultural activities.
Roger graduated from the University of Manitoba with an MA in Political Science and was awarded a DAAD scholarship to pursue a PhD in Göttingen. In 2016, Roger published a two-volume book, based on his research in Göttingen, titled “Germany and the Significance of the First World War.”
Successful training session
The DAAD Young Ambassadors Workshop 2017 took place in New York City from August 16 – 19, 2017. Twenty-three students from all over the U.S. as well as six students from Canada participated in the three-day training sessions in New York City.
A DAAD RISE alumni, Min Ku spent the summer of 2016 gaining hands-on experience working at a cutting-edge biomedical research center at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU). A Molecular Genetics major, he also loves traveling the world and exploring other cultures. As a DAAD Young Ambassador he helps promote Germany as a destination for study and research.
Call for Applications
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is pleased to announce that for summer 2018 we will again offer three RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) internship programs: RISE Germany, RISE Professional, and RISE Worldwide.
Franciska Martinovic studied English and Media Studies at the Ruhr-University Bochum and just completed her internship at DAAD. During her time at DAAD, she worked on many different projects ranging from event organization to social media analysis.
In order to foster academic exchange at the graduate level, DAAD offers grants and scholarships for students with at least a Bachelor’s degree to either study or research in Germany.
Michael Prokle is a Data Scientist at Philips Research North America working on health care related projects. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research which focused on supply chain optimization in manufacturing & aerospace.
Hanni Geist is the DAAD representative in San Francisco responsible for marketing activities in the Western region of the US. For the past 8 years, she has worked with students, faculty and administrators with the FU-BEST study abroad program in Berlin, as a German instructor at Arizona State University, and now as the DAAD representative in San Francisco.
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