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Germany Grad Fair 2018
May
4
4:00 PM16:00

Germany Grad Fair 2018

Planning to pursue a graduate degree abroad can seem overwhelming. This event is designed to help you navigate the process – from finding the right program and university to understanding the requirements and application process.

Germany is a popular destination for American students seeking a graduate degree abroad: with many tuition-free, English-taught graduate programs, German universities equip students with a top-notch international education and unique edge to adapt to the global marketplace. This fair will introduce you to a wide range of graduate opportunities in all subject fields.

We will also address other aspects of studying in Germany, such as cost of living, visa and residence permits, health insurance, accommodation, and student jobs. There will also be plenty of opportunities to meet representatives from various German universities, funding agencies, and partner organizations.

You should attend if you are: an undergraduate or a graduate student, young professional, career service advisor or someone who is interested in graduate studies in Germany!

For more information on participating institutions and registration, please click here

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The 42nd Annual College Fair at UNIS
Apr
30
3:30 PM15:30

The 42nd Annual College Fair at UNIS

The Germany University Alliance's Executive Director, Dr. Katja Simons, will take part in the 42nd Annual College Fair at the United Nations International School on April 30th, 2018. The Fair will be jointly hosted by Friends Seminary, Garden School, Marymount School of New York, Regis High School, and the United Nations International School.  

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Career Day in Houston
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Career Day in Houston

The German University Alliance - Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich - will participate in the German Institute for the Southwest's Second Annual Career Day on April 27, 2018 in Houston, Texas.

The German Consulate General will be the event's host, and the German Institute for the Southwest has invited the Goethe-Institut, German universities and companies, DAAD, as well as the Houston office of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States (GACC Houston) for presentations of different career path models, professional training, university degree programs, and scholarship opportunities.

Information tables will be set up and short presentations will be held throughout the day focusing on topics essential for studying and working in Germany or with German in the US: Building your international career.

You can direct any questions via email to Angelika C. Schmidt-Lange, J.D., the Executive Director of the German Institute for the Southwest,  or you can click here for the event's website.  

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Webinar: Start your Career in Germany- Study Humanities in Berlin, Munich, or the Ruhr region
Apr
25
1:00 PM13:00

Webinar: Start your Career in Germany- Study Humanities in Berlin, Munich, or the Ruhr region

DAAD USA launched a free series of webinars presenting German universities in 30 minutes. This upcoming webinar will feature international humanities degrees in English at the Freie Universität Berlin, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the University Alliance Ruhr universities.

Freie Universität Berlin and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich) are two of Germany’s top ranked universities dedicated to excellent teaching and innovative research. Many programs – especially on the graduate level – are taught in English. Dr. Katja Simons, Head of the New York based joint liaison office of Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich, will highlight the humanities by focusing on study programs, research centers and clusters of excellence at both universitites. The presentation will also feature some practical tips for applying to undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Ruhr region is one of Germany’s largest academic hubs with a strong global network. The UA Ruhr is an alliance between Ruhr University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen, the three largest universities in Germany's thriving Ruhr Area. The Ruhr universities are institutions of Academic excellence with an extensive network of interdisciplinary research centers, graduate schools and research groups. The Ruhr region is Europe’s third largest metropolitan region and one of Germany’s biggest melting pots with students and faculty from all over the world. The close partnerships between our universities and regional as well as international institutions are key to the success of our graduates.

After a short introduction of the three UA Ruhr universities and the Ruhr region, webinar attendees will learn about humanities research areas and institutions, study programs and requirements.

To learn more and register, please click here. All registered attendees will receive a follow-up email with a recording of the webinar, so please feel free to register even if you can't make it to the live webinar. 

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Recruit in Canada's Spring 2018 Study and Go Abroad Fair
Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

Recruit in Canada's Spring 2018 Study and Go Abroad Fair

German University Alliance together with DAAD Toronto and University of Cologne will share a booth at the 32nd Recruit in Canada Fair in Montreal. Representatives will be available throughout the day to speak with and present information to prospective students about study abroad and full degree opportunities. 

Recruit in Canada is Canada's largest international university and student travel exposition. The 2018 Spring Study and Go Abroad Fair Circuit will take place from February 28 to March 4 across three different cities, Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Recruit in Canada has been organizing student fairs in Canada since 1993 and they pride themselves on providing exceptional recruitment opportunities for both visitors and representatives to connect. 

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Alumni Morning Coffee in Montreal
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

Alumni Morning Coffee in Montreal

For alumni and friends in the Montreal area, we welcome you to join us for an informal alumni and friends networking event at the Crew Collective and Cafe! It will be a great and relaxing opportunity to meet with old friends and to network with fellow alumni over your morning coffee. Alumni of Freie Universität Berlin, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Universität zu Köln will be in attendance. 

If you plan on attending please RSVP to Katja Simons

We look forward to seeing you on March 3rd in Montreal! 

 

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Graduate and Postdoc Opportunities in Berlin and Munich
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Graduate and Postdoc Opportunities in Berlin and Munich

This information session at both McGill and Concordia University will explore international opportunities for graduate students and postdocs in all academic fields at two-top ranked universities in Germany-- Freie Universität Berlin and Ludwig Maximilians-Universität München. Participants will learn about the universities' research profiles and about grants and fellowships for short-term research stays, as well as about resources and services available to graduate and postdoc students. The session will also look at other important steps for planning a stay abroad like accommodation and costs of living. 

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Research in Germany Career Event
Feb
22
5:00 PM17:00

Research in Germany Career Event

Research Group Leader Positions in Germany: Opportunities & Challenges

At the heart of Europe, Germany is one of the best destinations for cutting-edge scientific research. Why not consider a research stay in Germany or starting your independent research group (all fields) at one of Germany’s leading universities or research institutions? At this event you will hear from the German Research Foundation (DFG) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, about funding opportunities and special programs to foster independent research careers in Germany.

The information session will be followed by a networking reception.

Please register here 

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New Year's Alumni Reception in San Francisco
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

New Year's Alumni Reception in San Francisco

Together with several German universities and funding organizations, the German University Alliance cordially invites all Freie Universität Berlin and LMU München alumni to a New Year's Reception in San Francisco. The reception will be held at the Consulate General of Germany.

Please register here: http://bit.ly/2BVkClo

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Holiday Alumni Reception
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

Holiday Alumni Reception

  • Fresenius University of Applied Sciences (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us for a Holiday Alumni Reception in New York City. Come celebrate the festive season with us over holiday treats and Glühwein.

In addition to alumni from Freie Universität Berlin and LMU München, alumni from the following universities will be in attendance: Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg University, Heidelberg University, UAS7-German Universities of Applied Sciences, University Alliance Ruhr, University of Cologne, and University of Freiburg & Eucor The European Campus.

Space is limited. RSVP by December 8, 2017 here

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CBIE’s 51st Annual Conference
Nov
19
to Nov 22

CBIE’s 51st Annual Conference

  • World Trade and Convention Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

German University Alliance represents Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich at CBIE's Annual Conference in Halifax, Canada.

The conference is the Canadian meeting place for international educators and stakeholders from across Canada and around the world. This year’s theme, Pathways in International Education: Charting the Course, looks at the mechanisms that enable collaboration and opportunities in international education.

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Career Day Germany in Boston
Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Career Day Germany in Boston

CAREER DAY: STUDYING AND WORKING IN GERMANY
Workshops | Information Fair | Networking

 German University Alliance will be present to answer questions from students and researchers concerning study, research and job opportunities at Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich.

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Webinar: MA & PhD Programs at Freie Universität Berlin (Humanities & Social Sciences) and LMU München (Natural Sciences)
Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

Webinar: MA & PhD Programs at Freie Universität Berlin (Humanities & Social Sciences) and LMU München (Natural Sciences)

Join the German University Alliance for a webinar to learn more about Master's and PhD programs at Freie Universität Berlin and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. The webinar will cover the general structure of graduate studies in Germany and introduce the many study and research opportunities available to international students at two of Germany's top universities.

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Knowledge in Motion
Oct
16
to Oct 17

Knowledge in Motion

Knowledge is always in motion, even – and especially – where it appears to remain stable and tradition-bound.

Deutsches Haus at NYU, in collaboration with the German University Alliance, presents "Knowledge in Motion", a panel discussion featuring scholars from Berlin's Collaborative Research Center "Episteme in Motion".

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Career Day New York
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Career Day New York

CAREER DAY: STUDYING AND WORKING IN GERMANY
Workshops | Information Fair | Networking

German University Alliance will be present to answer questions from students and researchers concerning study, research and job opportunities at Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich.

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Career Day San Francisco
Oct
10
10:00 AM10:00

Career Day San Francisco

  • Goethe-Institut San Francisco, ART LOUNGE (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Freie Universität Berlin and LMU München will be at the Career Day in San Francisco

The Goethe-Institut San Francisco, together with its partners in the Bay Area, showcases excellent opportunities for international students in Germany. Meet with representatives from German  universities, foundations, exchange organizations, companies and the German Embassy to learn more about how you prepare for studying or working in Germany. At this exciting networking event, you can explore options for career paths, professional training, German university degree programs without tuition fees, scholarships, and apprenticeships in Germany and in the USA.

German University Alliance will be present to answer questions from students and researchers concerning study, research and job opportunities at Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich.

Participation is free. We kindly ask everyone to register on Eventbrite, so we know how many people to expect. 

Register under:
eventbrite.com/e/career-booster-san-francisco

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Alumni Networking Event San Francisco
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

Alumni Networking Event San Francisco

Please join us for an alumni and friends networking event at Biergarten San Francisco for drinks, food, and mingling!

Alumni of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Freie Universität Berlin, Universität Heidelberg, and DAAD will be in attendance. This event is an excellent opportunity to connect with alumni and network. RSVP requested via email by October 6, 2017. 

RSVP: simons@germanuniversities.org 

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"Humanities - What's Next?": Freie Universität Berlin Alumni Conference
Jun
8
to Jun 9

"Humanities - What's Next?": Freie Universität Berlin Alumni Conference

In cooperation with Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Freie Universität will be organizing the conference "Humanities - What's Next?".

Former guest researchers and their counterparts from Freie Universität, junior researchers as well as Freie Universität alumni working in research and teaching, are invited to join this event to discuss current issues in the humanities in North America and Germany.

The conference aims at facilitating exchange between researchers across the humanities and seeks to promote transatlantic research networks.    

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NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference: "Expanding Community, Strengthening Connections"
May
28
to Jun 2

NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference: "Expanding Community, Strengthening Connections"

German University Alliance represents Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich at the conference and will be part of the panel on, "Supporting a Generation of Displaced Students" on May 31, 2017 (2:45 PM - 3:45 PM).

German University Alliance will also be hosting a luncheon for partner universities. 

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Career Day
May
12
3:30 PM15:30

Career Day

German University Alliance will be present to answer questions from high school and college students concerning study and research opportunities at Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich.

 

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Study in Germany Info Session @ UNIS
May
8
5:30 PM17:30

Study in Germany Info Session @ UNIS

Representatives from several German universities, including represents Freie Universität Berlin and LMU Munich, will participate in this program that will provide a general overview of German higher education. Other topics will include admissions requirements for students who are pursuing the IB Diploma and those taking the IB Course Program, an application timeline, language requirements, student services and internship and employment opportunities in Germany.

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Germany Grad Fair
Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

Germany Grad Fair

With a large amount of tuition free-universities and English instructed Master and PhD programs, Germany remains a popular destination for graduate studies.

Planning to pursue a graduate degree abroad can seem overwhelming. This event is designed to help you navigate the process – from finding the right program and university to understanding the requirements and application process. 

Meet representatives from German universities, funding agencies and partner organizations and learn about programs and requirements, funding opportunities, the application process, visa, residence permits, health insurance, -- and much more!

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