Special Announcement: DAAD Research Ambassadors - Deadline Extended to May 15, 2014

Written by  May 6, 2014

Be part of a group of informed and enthusiastic experts and advisers on higher-level research opportunities in Germany and become a DAAD Research Ambassador.

Responsibilities
The main responsibility of a DAAD Research Ambassador is to promote research opportunities in Germany in his/her professional community, university or organization, and discipline. This can take the form of:

  • Contacting departmental chairs and senior administration officers to share information about study and research opportunities in Germany, including DAAD grants and other organizations' funding programs.
  • Arranging an informational meeting on campus each academic year for students in their department and/or prospective applicants to DAAD programs.
  • Providing advice and support to students and researchers interested in pursuing academic activities in Germany in his/her field from any university or institution in the US or Canada and potentially doing the same for German DAAD grantees currently studying in North America.

 

Eligible applicants:

  • have completed a total of at least 10 months conducting research in Germany at the doctoral level or above;
  • are familiar with the current research landscape in Germany for their respective discipline;
  • are willing and able to attend the DAAD Research Ambassadors Training Workshop in New York City, from the evening of Thursday, August 14 until mid-day on Saturday, August 16.

Scholars and scientists from all disciplines are invited to apply.
Applications must be received by May 15, 2014.

For further information, please go to: https://www.daad.org/ra-apply or contact Amra Dumisic at 212-758 3223 x:211 or via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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