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DAAD: Upcoming Application Deadlines for DAAD Programs and Scholarships

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10.01.2024 - Article

The deadlines for DAAD programs in support of research and study in Germany have been announced for the next semester.

February 1: Group Study Visit

DAAD uses funding from the Federal Foreign Office to support subject-related academic Group Study Visits to Germany organized by faculty members for groups of students. Group Study Visit grants are intended to encourage contact with academic institutions, groups and individuals in Germany, and offer insight into current issues in the academic, scientific, economic, political and cultural realms.

You can find more information and the application form here.


May 1: German Studies Research Grant

This programme is aimed at qualified students, graduates and doctoral candidates from North America who are carrying out research projects on German cultural studies.

You can find more information here.


May 2: Short-Term Research Grant (PhDs, Master's, Postdocs)

The primary aim of this programme is to promote research projects within the context of doctoral programmes. The scholarships are funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.

You can find more information here.


May 15: Research Stays (Faculty, any field)

This programme offers you the opportunity to network amongst colleagues and exchange experience in the framework of short-term research stays in Germany. The scholarships are funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.

University teachers and established academics and scientists who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute in their home country can apply.

You can find more information here.


February 28: Foreign Language Assistantships: Pedagogical Exchange Office

The Pedagogical Exchange Office (PAD) offers recent graduates of Canadian Bachelor programs the opportunity to complete a 9-month placement as an English language assistant in a German school.

Assistants must have at least A2 level German and work 12 hours week in class helping with conversation and oral practice of English. Program participants receive a cost of living allowance to cover basic expenses.

This year's application deadline is February 28, 2024.

For full details on the program, including how to apply, contact Dr. Christian Thomas, Acadia University @ christian.thomas@acadiau.ca.

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