News from Freie Universität Berlin and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München:

Generation Study Abroad. Freie Universität and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität pledge as commitment partners to initiative. Institute of International Education, New York. 

Bayern Barrierefrei Emblem. LMU München receives recognition from Secretary of State in the Bavarian Ministry for achievement and progress towards inclusion and accessibility for students with disability. 



The German University Alliance will be participating in the following events:  

"Pursuing Graduate Studies at Freie Universität and LMU Munich,” Webinar Presentation & Recording youtube

UNIS College Fair, German University Alliance will represent Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich at presenting opportunities to high school students, UNIS Manhattan Campus, NY, April 24, 2017 (3:30PM)

Germany Grad Fair, Representatives from various German universities, funding agencies, and partner organizations including Freie Universität and LMU Munich on graduate studies in Germany, 871 United Nations Plaza, NY, April 28, 2017 (4-7PM) 

Virtual Science Fair for PhD students and Postdocs in North and South America“Research in Germany” brings together German universities and research institutions interested in recruiting international PhD students and researchers. Dahlem Research School: the Center for Junior Researchers at Freie Universität Berlin will be participating in this event. May 4, 2017 10 am – 2 pm (EST) (Registration Deadline: May 2, 2017)

NAFSA Annual Conference: "Expanding Community, Strengthening Connections," Los Angeles Expo Hall, CA, May 28-June 2, 2017



Open Calls

Freie Universität Berlin

15 Dahlem Postdoc Fellowships, deadline: March 15, 2017

Joint Postdoc Fellowship Program between Peking University and Freie Universität, deadline: March 15, 2017

 "The Rhetoric of Literary Studies" Summer School  2017, deadline: March 26, 2017

FUBiS - Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University (courses on European culture, history, and politics, as well as German language courses) Term II deadline: May 6, 2017, Term III deadline: June 24, 2017 

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
MISU - Munich International Summer University, (courses or short-term research programs in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities, as well as German language courses), various deadlines from Feb 28. - April 3, 2017
Data Science @ LMU, The Online Application for the LMU Munich Master's Program in Data Science opens up on April 18th and closes on June 1st, deadline: June 1, 2017 

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Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) joined in 2005 to form the German University Alliance, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in New York.

The German University Alliance strengthens and expands academic bonds between these two top German universities and their North American partner universities. It serves as a gateway for students, researchers, faculty and/or anyone interested in FU Berlin or LMU München

It is our mission to foster international academic exchange by providing opportunities for research collaborations, study abroad, alumni relations, scholarly conferences and other activities.




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