Become a DAAD Young Ambassador

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. Each year DAAD provides information and financial support to over 67,000 highly-qualified students and faculty for international research and study.

The DAAD’s primary goal is to facilitate transatlantic mobility to Germany for US and Canadian scholars; therefore Germany must be a component of the intended academic travel.  Funding is awarded on a competitive basis. The DAAD considers the academic merit of the individual, the feasibility and quality of the proposal, and the impact of the applicant and application as a whole.

A very interesting opportunity for American undergraduate students who have recently studied in Germany and are interested in promoting study in Germany at their home universities and colleges is to become a DAAD Young Ambassador. They work at their universities study abroad offices, volunteer at study abroad fairs, answering questions from students and organizing their own events on campus.

The DAAD Young Ambassadros 2011 - 2012. Photo: E. Dehn-Knight
The DAAD Young Ambassadros 2011 - 2012. Photo: E. Dehn-Knight

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