European Career Fair


Meet a delegation of 26 German universities, research and funding institutions at the European Career Fair February 25, then network with these German representatives at virtual roundtables at the Research in Germany info-sessions February 26.

The European Career Fair

The largest recruiting event in the United States for European companies and research institutions, ECF is the ideal place to discover new opportunities for a research career in Germany. Network with German Professors and receive information on PhD and post-doc positions, funding and admission procedures.

When? 25 February 2020, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Where? Online. Register Now.

Professors and representatives from the following institutions will be present:

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Alliance for Excellent Research in Schleswig-Holstein
Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience
Campus OWL
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
Friedrich Schiller University
GAIN – German Academic International Network
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York
German Research Foundation (DFG)
Goethe University Frankfurt
Hasso Plattner Institute
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Leibniz Association
Leibniz University Hannover
Max Planck Institut für Eisenforschung (MPIE)
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Technical University of Munich
Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Dortmund
TU Darmstadt
TUM Office for Research and Innovation (TUM ForTe)
TUM: Junge Akademie
U Bremen Research Alliance
Universität Hamburg
University Alliance Ruhr
University of Bayreuth
University of Bremen
University of Cologne
University of Freiburg
University of Stuttgart

“Research in Germany” Info-Sessions

Don’t miss the chance to network with our representatives from German universities, research and funding institutions at the Research in Germany virtual roundtables!

When? 26 February, 9:00 to 10:30 AM (EST)

Where? Online. Register now.

At the roundtable you can ask us questions about the following topics:

  • Career and Funding Opportunities for PhD Programs
  • Funding and Career Opportunities for Postdocs and Early Researchers
  • Careers at Research Institutes
  • Opportunities for Postdocs at Universities and Research Centers
  • Different Ways to a Professorship
  • Living in Germany: Visa, work permit, social security, housing, language and mobility


9:00 – Welcome

  • Anna Oberle-Brill, Program Director, German Academic International Network (GAIN) und Anne Knab (DAAD)
  • Nicole Menzenbach, General Consul General at the German Consulate General Boston

9:05 – Introduction
The German Research and Higher Education Landscape

  • Benedikt Brisch, Director North America, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and DWIH New York

9:15-:10:30 – Roundtable Sessions

Event Information

February 25 to 26, 2021

Organizer(s): German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)