Internationale Studierende liegen lachend auf der Wiese.

DAAD coordinates or contributes to a number of networks which help support academic exchange between German universities and scholars and their counterparts in North America. In this section, you will learn more about these networks and their work.

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German Studies Network

DAAD’s mandate includes supporting the continued study of German language and culture worldwide. DAAD North America’s work in this area takes a number of different forms. These include funding for conferences on topics related to contemporary German studies, the creation of a number of Centers for German and European Studies and our renowned DAAD Professors program which brings German academics from such fields as political science, history, anthropology and philosophy to North America to teach at universities here for up to five years.

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Ambassadors

DAAD North America’s network of Young Ambassadors and Research Ambassadors is made up of scholars at North American universities who have significant experience in the German academic world. These scholars work with DAAD to inform peers on their campuses about the funding, study and research opportunities on offer in Germany. Read on below to learn more about these groups and how you can join them.

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Partners

DAAD maintains strong partnerships with several German academic organizations based in North America. These range from individual university liaison offices to centers and networks such as the German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research in Edmonton, Alberta, the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York and the German Academic International Network.