DAAD Go-East Summer School - Creation of Baltic national conciousnesses

The faculty of Foreign Languages, literature and translation studies of Vytautas-Magnus University Kaunas organises together with the universities Daugavpils, Tallinn as well as the Philipps university Marbug a summer school from August 12 - 16.

The topic will be the creation of national conciousnesses of the baltic countries as they celebrate their 100 years anniversary of their independence. This course is for Master and Bachelor students who have good German skills (B1) and are interested in the formation of nations as well as the history of the baltic states.

Registration is possible until June 1. For more information about the costs and funding possibilites please read http://hmf.vdu.lt/de/daad-go-east/.

 Webinar Series "Research in Germany"

The DAAD will organise a Series of Webinars from June 04  to 07, 2018, on following times to those topics:
Monday 04.06., 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. CEST "The German Research Landscape - Who does research in Germany?"
Tuesday 05.06., 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. CEST "Proposal Writing - How to write a successful proposal?"
Wednesday 06.06.,
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. CEST "Postdoctoral opportunities in Germany - How to launch your postdoctoral research career?"
Thursday 07.04.,
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. CEST "Funding your research stay"
More information and the registration to the webinars can be found under

Vladimir-Admoni-Doctoral school in the German Department

Starting from January 1st the German Department of Tartu University runs its own doctoral school (Vladimir-Admoni-doctoral school) in cooperation with the Institute of German Philology at Georg-August-University of Göttingen supported by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Within the doctoral school up to six PhD-students get a scholarship for up to three years and have a second supervisor from Göttingen University (German Philology). The students and their supervisors will regularly visit Göttingen (up to 2 months a year); in addition to the scholarships and the research leaves a lot of activities will be organized at the German Department in Tartu, f.ex. colloquiua, workshops, conferences. The school is open for PhD-students who dedicate their research to German Literature, Language or Culture (not restricted in the narrower sense to students who write their Phd-thesis in the German department; beyond them PhD-students from Comparative and Estonian Literature, Estonian and General Linguistics, History, Theology, Philosophy, Folklore Studies etc. are welcome to apply).

For further information see http://bit.ly/2nGeN5L and http://bit.ly/2s9Ahwz

If you are interested in the programme and/or have further questions, please contact Silke Pasewalck This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Promoting Academic Exchange with the Baltic States in Journalism/Media Sciences and Related Disciplines

With regard to the joint announcements of the Federal Foreign Minister and his counterparts from the three Baltic states in March 2015 to provide increased support for the development of independent, objective and professional media in the Baltic region, the DAAD is inviting students from the Baltic states and German lecturers in journalism/media sciences and related disciplines to apply for fellowships and project funding from the DAAD.

This call for proposals is aimed at:

  • Students and graduates from the Baltic states in journalism/media sciences and related disciplines with excellent German, English or Russian language skills (programmes: University Summer Courses, Study Scholarships, Study Visits)
  • Lecturers in journalism/media sciences from Germany who hold a doctorate and would like to teach in the Baltic states (programme: Short-term Lectureships).

Presentation "Study and Research in Germany. DAAD Scholarship Programme."

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 The “Alumniportal Deutschland”

...is a web-service free of charge which is financed by the German Federal Government. It offers “Germany-Alumni” an opportunity of securing and expanding their acquired contacts and expertise, and of using them for their personal and professional development.

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