DAAD at UC

Presenter: Dr Kai-Uwe Hofmann
  • Date: Thursday, 28 February 2019 to Thursday, 28 February 2019
  • Time: 10:00AM to 04:00PM
  • Location: Rehua - Copper Top|Te Moana, Ilam Campus, University of Canterbury, Level 2
  • Ticket: Free

Dr Kai-Uwe Hofmann, the representative of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in New Zealand, will visit UC and inform about DAAD scholarships to study and research in Germany. Come along for the full day or a specific session.

 

10.00 – 10.30, DAAD presentation:
University Winter Courses in Germany for Foreign Students and Graduates

This study programme is geared towards students and graduates and aims to help them improve their knowledge of German (general language, special language) and their cultural knowledge of the country.

 

10.30 – 11.15, DAAD presentation:
Scholarship Programmes for Graduates/Master Degrees and Research Grants for PhD Students and Young Academics

This scholarship programme offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

DAAD research grants provide foreign doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research or continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career. The grants also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

The primary aim of this programme is to promote research projects within the context of doctoral programmes.

Research Grants – Cotutelle Doctoral Programmes • DAAD

DAAD research grants provide foreign doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research or continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career. The grants also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

The aim of this programme is to promote binational doctoral degrees at the home university and at a university in Germany according to the so-called "cotutelle" procedure. The prerequisite is an individual agreement between the participating universities about the doctoral programme which is to be supervised.

 

11.15 -11.30, tea break and Q & A

 

11.30-12.30, DAAD presentation for scholarships for all staff members:
Research & Collaboration Stays for Senior Researchers

DAAD grants provide foreign academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research and continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career.

The aim of this particular programme is to support short-term research stays and thus promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany.

 

12.45 -14.00, Lunch in Shilling Club

 

14.00 -16.00, Roundtable: Why Germany?

Invited participants will be:
Dr Kai-Uwe Hoffmann (DAAD), Dr. Christian Riffel (German Konsul, School of Law, UC), Dr. Regina Eisert (German Science Coordinator, Gateway Antarctica, UC), Wolfgang Hüsgen (Cultural Attache, German Embassy), Ass. Prof. Evgeny Pavlov (German Programme, UC), Prof. Nathalia Chaban (National Centre for Research on Europe, UC), Ass. Prof. Jörg Finsterwalder (UC Business School).

 

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