DAAD – German Academic Exchange

The 2015 DAAD competition is open. The NYU internal deadline for submission is Thursday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Note: If you are unable to submit the application by the NYU deadline, you are able to submit your full application directly to the DAAD New York Office by November 4, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Update to the application components as of September 16, 2015: ABD confirmation letters are no longer needed as part of the application packet.

Program Overview

This program supports student study and research in Germany. Grants and scholarships are available at the Ph.D., Master’s and Undergraduate levels.  In addition to research grants, the DAAD also has grants in the areas of the arts, science and engineering, language study, and journalism. For more information, please see their website at www.daad.org.

Submission Instructions and Deadline

Applicants must register with the Online Application Portal prior to completing an application. Once registered, applicants will log onto the Application Portal where they download an electronic application form and complete it. Applicants should have all the additional necessary documents ready when they upload their completed application form. However, the letter of recommendation will not be uploaded, and must be submitted as a hard copy.

The Online Application Portal allows applicants to check the status of their application. Once an application has been accepted, a notification and a summary of the application in PDF format will be sent to the portal. Print the application summary as soon as it is received.

Please note: GSAS administers the application process for the Study Scholarship and the Research Grant. Master's students are eligible to apply for the Study Scholarship. The Research Grant is open to students at both the Master's and Doctoral level.

The NYU internal deadline for submission is Thursday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m.. Please bring three copies of your application summary (all uploaded application materials) along with the original letter of recommendation in sealed a envelope to the GSAS Office of Academic and Student Affairs at 6 Washington Square North, 2nd Floor.

Questions, call (212) 998-8060 or e-mail gsas.fellowships@nyu.edu.

Updated on 09/28/2015