The purpose of the summer seminar is to promote the interdisciplinary study of historical, political, social and cultural aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs and to advance their understanding among scholars in the United States and Canada. The program is open to faculty members and recent PhDs in germane social science and cultural studies fields.
Details for the 2022 summer seminar will be posted in September 2021.
Participation is open to faculty members in the Humanities and Social Sciences at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Applicants who have received their PhDs within the past two years but do not yet hold faculty appointments are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. candidates are not eligible.
Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada.
Applications to this program are currently not possible.
Accepted participants are eligible for a DAAD stipend, pending final confirmation of funding. There is a $50 course fee.
DAAD awards grants to cover tuition, travel, and room and board during the seminar.
Participants are required to attend all seminar sessions and to participate actively in the work of the seminar. Work-in-progress of participants and guests will be discussed.
A written report is expected within four weeks of the end of the seminar.
Download Application Documents
Summer Seminar in German Studies Application Form: Download: Summer Seminar in German Studies Application Form (pdf, 93.07 KB)