Opportunities as a Graduate Student
You don’t only have to be a graduate student in German literature to take advantage of study options in Germany.
Research and Grant Opportunities
NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.
For graduates and post graduates in many fields. Study Scholarships, Research Grants, Summer Course Grants, Intensive Language Courses, German Studies Grant, internXchange, Summer Law School
For graduating honorary society members who intend to do graduate work in Germany.
EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for US and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are two months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience.
US teaching assistants are expected to work independently in a wide variety of institutional settings all over Austria. They are assigned to different kinds of schools in communities large and small, from October 1 - May 31 of the school year.
Programs for young scholars & fellowships offered by the German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington DC. The GHI is an internationally recognized center for advanced study. It serves as a transatlantic bridge connecting American and European scholars.
This program provides fellowships to students to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. A fellow receives the Javits fellowship annually for up to the lesser of 48 months or the completion of their degree.
Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Successful applicants receive an outright award of $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing.
Looking to for a study or research opportunity in Germany? Do you have a research or higher ed related position to post in Germany? “PhD Germany” may hold the answer to your search. It is a free, English-language database of opportunities for Ph.D. candidates and researchers at German universities and institutions of higher education
RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer.
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that each year offers twenty accomplished young Americans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Germany.
Need to learn German quickly for your graduate work? Consider a summer immersion program.