Recent announcements


DAAD honored at the ZEIT Career Award

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has won the Special Award for Best Image Video at the ZEIT Career Award 2019. The video is part of the DAAD campaign “Study in Germany-Land of Ideas” that turns foreign students into video bloggers. The prize was awarded in Berlin last week.


Nobel Prizes in Literature go to Germany-Alumni

The Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced the two winners of this year’s and last year’s Nobel Prize for Literature: Both Olga Tokarczuk (Prize for 2018) and Peter Handke (Prize 2019) are alumni of the Berlin Artists’ Program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). More Information in German.


Ladislao-Mittner-Award 2019 goes to Gabriele D'Ottavio

With the Ladislao-Mittner-Award 2019, the German Academic Exchange Service has recognized the work and research of Dr. Gabriele D'Ottavio (University of Trient). The researcher was awarded in the context of the annual conference of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica at the Università del Salento.

250 Jahr jung!

On the occasion of the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt (September 14, 1769 - May 6, 1859), the Humboldt Forum, together with the Goethe-Institut, will hold a two-day public celebration on 13 and 14 September 2019.