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DAAD Grants & Funding: Graduates & Post- Docs Simon Fraser University Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Herzlich Willkommen!. DAAD. John Paul Kleiner DAAD Information Centre Toronto. Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst German Academic Exchange Service. : : North America : :. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Herzlich Willkommen!DAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceDAAD Grants & Funding: Graduates & Post-DocsSimon Fraser University Tuesday, November 19, 2013John Paul Kleiner DAAD Information Centre Toronto

  • What is DAAD?DAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceGerman national agency for international academic cooperation and exchangeIndependent association of universities DAAD provides: Scholarships and grantsInformation and counseling about studying & research in GermanyFacts & Figures: 70 Regional Offices and Information Centers worldwide Regional Office for the US and Canada : New York CityAnnual budget : ~ 428 m / CAD $ 603 m in 2012Over 70,000 people supported annually2,034 from North America / 5,507 to North America in 2012All academic levels, all fields, varied lengths of stay

  • The DAAD Network Worldwide

    DAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

  • Bologna ProcessDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service Creating a European Higher Education Area Three-tier degree Structure: Bachelor (3 years)Master (2 years)PhD 1000+ International Degree Programs; taught in English More competition between institutions More transparency about individual programs

  • Why Germany?DAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service101 million people speak German worldwide Most widely-spoken language of the European UnionNumber of German pages in the internet takes second place after English-speaking pagesRanked 3rd worldwide for the number of books publishedMore than 250,000 international students in Germany (2011)Largest economy in Europe & the 3rd largest in the worldHigh academic standard & standard of living

  • German Higher EducationDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

  • DAAD ScholarshipsDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceFunding for study abroad, internships or senior thesis researchOpen to students in all fieldsPrevious knowledge of German not required, but advantageousMonthly stipend or lump sumHealth InsuranceSome travel reimbursementAll-Grantees meeting in Bonn

  • Opportunities for Study & Research in Germany- Graduates & Post-Docs -Programs and Scholarships

  • Study Scholarship for GraduatesDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceSupport for one or two years of study in GermanyCan be used to earn a Masters degree at a German universityGerman language ability should be commensurate with needsFinal-year undergrads may apply60 awarded annually 750/month; insurance; travel stipendDeadline: November 15

  • DAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceIntensive Language Courses in Germany

  • Research GrantsDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service1 to 10 months with the possibility of an extensionFor PhD candidates and postdocs, must have well-defined research project Can also be used to complete PhD in GermanyAround 30 short term (< 6 mo.) and 60 long-term awarded annuallyInvitation by host institution essentialMonthly support of ~ 1,000; travel stipend; insuranceDeadlines: November 1 / May 1

  • German Studies Research GrantDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

  • RISE professionalDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceFor undergraduate DAAD alumni, recent graduates or grad & PhD students 6-26 week summer placements in industry internships with leading German companiesGerman requirements depend on the nature of the internship Scholarships and housing assistance are provided2 week intensive language course for participants with little or no German250/monthly for graduates, 500/monthly for PhD students + 500/monthly from host companyHealth insurance, travel reimbursementDeadline: January 31

  • Study Scholarship for Artists & MusiciansDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceFields: fine art, design, film, music, choreography and architectureGraduates, PhD candidates, postdocsOne academic year (October July) with possibility of an extension750/monthly, health insurance, travel reimbursementDeadline: November 1

  • Leibniz-DAAD ResearchFellowshipsDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceTargets highly-qualified recent postdocs Scholarship supports research stay at one of the 86 Institutes of the Leibniz Association in GermanyResearch foci include the humanities and social sciences, economics, spatial and life sciences, mathematics, natural sciences, engineering and environmental researchWebsite: www.wgl.deAnnouncement of 2014 Fellowship Details: January 7, 2014Deadline: March 7, 2014

  • DAAD Roche DiagnosticsPostdoc ProgramDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

  • Tips for successDAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

    Express why a stay in Germany is critical for your academic or professional goalsObtain a letter of invitation from a German professor or institutionExplain clearly why you chose the location or program you didSubmit quality letters of recommendationMake sure your application is on time and complete

  • PhD Research Grants and Positions DAAD Research GrantsDFG Research Training Groups Position/GrantGraduate SchoolsMax PlanckResearch SchoolsIndividual Doctoral ProjectsHelmholtzResearch Schools and Graduate SchoolsIndividual Doctoral ProjectsLeibnizGraduate SchoolsFraunhofer InstitutesIndividual Doctoral ProjectsDAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

  • Postdoc Positions in GermanyDAAD Research GrantDLR-DAAD Research FellowshipsDFG Position/Grant at: Research Training Groups Graduate Schools Research Fellowship Collaborative Research Centres Clusters of Excellence Max Planck Grants for advanced postdoctoral trainingAlexander von Humboldt Foundation Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchersUniversities and AcademiesDAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange Service

  • DAAD : : North America : :Deutscher Akademischer Austausch DienstGerman Academic Exchange ServiceVisit our website for the USA and Canada: www.daad.org Online-Brochure for Canadians:https://www.daad.org/canadaOther funding resources:www.funding-guide.dewww.studyabroadfunding.orgwww.higher-education-compass.de

    General information about study and research in Germany www.study-in.de/enwww.research-in-germany.dewww.internationale-studierende.de/en/home/

  • We hope to see you soon in Germany!

    *Welcome Everybody. I am happy to having the chance today to introduce you to the variety of DAAD funding opportunities. My name. Information Officer at Information Centre of the DAAD German Academic Exchange Service in Toronto. Our job is to provide information on study and research opportunities in Germany and that is what I am going to do here today with an emphasis on our programs geared towards graduate students and post-docs.*The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest funding organisation in the world supporting the international exchange of students and scholars.

    Do not offer programs of study or courses, but awards competitive, merit-based grants for studying and/or doing research in Germany

    It also awards grants to German students, doctoral students, and scholars for studies and research abroad.

    Since 1925, more than 1.5 million scholars in Germany and abroad have received DAAD funding.

    internationalisation of German universitiespromotes German studies and the German language abroadassists developing countries in establishing effective universities

    Funded mainly by ministries of German federal government, chiefly the German Federal Foreign Office, but also EU and a number of enterprises, organisations and foreign governments.

    HQ Bonn and in Berlin, the German capital with 70 offices around the world of which the Information Centre in Toronto is one.

    Annual budget : ~ 428 m / CAD 603 m in 2012

    Over 70,000 people supported annually2,034 from North America / 5,507 to North America in 2012Thereof 349 from Canada / 923 to Canada - relative to the demographic populations Canada fares comparatively well in terms of scholarship and grant numbers, which makes Canada a very important academic partner.

    *Headquarters maintain contact with and provide advice to its main partner countries on every continent via a network of 15 regional offices and 55 information centres.*Bologna Process refers to efforts to integrate post-secondary education in Europe that began in the 1990s with an eye to making degrees more transferable

    Three-tier degree StructureAnd International Degree Programs (at present more than 1000+ at German unis and # growing), typically taught in English

    These changes have helped increase the number of young people choosing to study in Ge