Waterside promenade in Konstanz at the Bodensee lake.

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.

Course Description

Details for the 2022 summer seminar will be posted in September 2021.

Eligibility

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.

Application and Deadline

Applications to this program are currently not possible.

Stipends and Fees

Accepted participants are eligible for a DAAD stipend, pending final confirmation of funding. There is a $50 course fee.

Terms of Award

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.