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Brandeis has an extensive study abroad program. Learn more about how you can enhance your international studies by going abroad:

Brandenburg Gate

Allianz Area in Munich
Allianz Arena, Munich


Study Abroad in Germany

Want to study abroad? How about Germany? Check out this Video!

Study & Research

Grants and Scholarships
CGES offers a number of grants for students and faculty to support research and travel to Germany and Europe. Deadlines are usually in the spring semester, but if you have questions during the year, do not hesitate to contact us!

We recommend that you apply both to the CGES Research and Travel Award and the Max Kade Travel Grant. 

The DAAD "Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst", is the premier exchange organization for students studying in Germany and for Germans to study abroad.  They offer a variety of scholarships, grants and support for Undergraduates, Graduates, PhDs and visiting Scholars.

Max Kade Travel Grants
In cooperation with the Max Kade Foundation of New York, the Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University is pleased to announce the 2019 Max Kade Travel Grants for research and study in Germany. Recipients will be awarded a stipend of up to $1,200 to cover travel expenses (cost for transportation: airfare, local transportation, train, bus, etc., but no hotel expenses) to Germany, or German-speaking countries of Europe, for a German-related research project like a dissertation, study-related internship, a senior thesis, or study abroad. All currently enrolled Brandeis students, undergraduate and graduate, are eligible to apply.

To apply, please submit the application form, a one-page CV, a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, and a statement of purpose either electronically to cgees@brandeis.edu or to the:

Center for German and European Studies
Brandeis University
MCH, Pod 127, MS 092
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110

Please look at the checklist to make sure you have all the materials.

Applicants will be notified of decisions as early as possible.

Applications will be reviewed starting March 20, 2019.

Awards will be given as follows: Applicants will receive a travel costs reimbursement. Please note that the travel must occur between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.

Please contact the CGES office at x 62756 or cgees@brandeis.edu if you have any further questions.

Good luck!