Newsletter 39
September 2017
Dear Alumni, RAMP members and friends of the DAAD,

With this newsletter we would like to keep you informed about the latest news, deadlines and interesting upcoming events in Australia, such as the 'Brisbane German Week 2017' from 1 - 15 October, where DAAD Australia will hold information sessions on study in Germany. We are also excited to announce a new DAAD funding program on Climate, Energy and Earth System Research, which is now open for application.

We hope you enjoy our newsletter!

With kind regards from Sydney,

Silke Schoppe and Christina Gärtner

DAAD Information Centre in Sydney
c/o Goethe-Institut Sydney
90 Ocean Street
Woollahra NSW 2025
Phone 0413592504
German Language Day
DAAD Australia had a fantastic time at German Language Day hosted by Deutschstunde in Croydon! What a great opportunity to connect and learn about the variety of German Language Providers, such as Deutschstunde, Goethe-Institut, Deutsche Kirche Sydney, German International School Sydney, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Deutschsprachige Katholische Kirchengemeinde Sydney, German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Fröbel, Univerity of Technology Sydney, University of Sydney and UNSW.


Research Grant One Year : 15 October 2017
Short Term Research Grant : 15 November 2017

Study Scholarships for Foreign Graduates:

All Disciplines : 15 October 2017
Architecture : 30 September 2017
Music : 31 October 2017
Performing Arts : 31 October 2017
Brisbane German Week 2017
From 1 – 15 October Brisbane will showcase its educational, scientific, economic, political and cultural connections to Germany in cooperation with schools, universities, businesses and numerous other organisations.
Information session on Study in Germany
2017 Asia - Pacific Regional Conference
New DAAD Funding Program on Climate Change
Call for Applications Now Open: Franco-German Fellowship Program on Climate, Energy and Earth System Research

Under the French "Make our planet great again" initiative, Germany and France are inviting researchers from all over the world to cooperate with German and French partners to advance sustainability research in the following fields:
1. Research on climate change
2. Research for the energy transition
3. Research to understand the Earth system
Fellows of the programme will be given the opportunity to set up their own research group at a German university or research institution for a period of four years. Germany and France will organize joint networking activities for the fellows with other international researchers in their disciplines. The programme intends to establish longterm cooperation schemes and sustainable networks. Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
(BMBF), the programme is coordinated by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

See the full program here:

Closing date is 13 October 2017, 12.00 (noon) CET
RWTH Aachen University
Engineering Winter Schools 2018
In the beginning of next year, the following Engineering Winter Schools will be offered:

Our Winter Schools are designed for undergraduate students of mechanical engineering or related subject areas, who want to experience academic excellence and student life at the highly renowned RWTH Aachen University in Germany.

For more information click here
Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
The Hessen International Winter University Programme at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences is a short-term program for students interested either in International Marketing or Mechanical Engineering.

Join us Dec 29, 2017 – Jan 19, 2018 for an academic seminar, a German language course, a New Year’s celebration in Munich, exploring the German culture and making new friends.

For more information click here

Study in Magdeburg and Stendal at the University of Applied Sciences
Interested students can choose from around 50 study programs in Magdeburg and Stendal.

Around 130 professors guarantee a very good staff-to- student contact ratio.

Interdisciplinarity and practical relevance (e.g. internships) are an integral part of all courses and linked to our focus of Applied Sciences and employability.

For more information click here
Copyright Bastian Ehl
Studying in Germany
   Bayreuth - Enjoy Culture And Nature
Lots of nature, a historic downtown and short distances – Bayreuth offers everything a student’s heart desires. With its interdisciplinary orientation, the university is popular among students from around the world.

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Silke Schoppe
Christina Gärtner