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201817Feb

Apply Now - Various Internship Opportunities available in Houston

Leipzig-Houston e.V. encourages personal and cultural encounters between the citizens of Leipzig and Houston, aiming to increase a sustainable cooperation between the two sister cities. Working jointly with its American counterpart, Sister City Association Houston-Leipzig, the organization implements school partnerships, as well as cultural and sport events.

Leipzig-Houston e.V. also offers exchange programs to Houston for citizens of Leipzig, including internship opportunities for students. Internships may last from 2 weeks up to six month and can be conducted in a variety of cultural, economic, and social fields in and around Houston.

20187Feb

Course Overview Summer Semester 2018

The course catalog for the upcoming semester (summer 2018) is available now.

Please be aware that these pages will be updated throughout the break and the semester. Please note, that you are responsible for keeping track of any updates and changes in the forthcoming weeks until the Summer Semester starts!

20187Feb

Call for Applications: Arnold Heidsieck Scholarships

The Arnold Heidsieck Scholarship Fund offers several scholarships for one or two semesters at a university in the U.S. The program invites applications from BA-students in the humanities who are currently enrolled at a German university and have a focus on German literature, language, history and culture.

The scholarships provide monthly grants of up to USD 550 and travel allowances of up to USD 1,100. Deadline for applications: 5 April 2018 for a stipend starting in August or September 2018.

20185Feb

Office Hours during the Semester Break Winter 2018

Prof. Garrett

Monday, 19 Feb., 4-6 PM
Thursday, 15 March, 4-6 PM

 

Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez

 

 

Prof. Junker

by appointment

 

 

Dr. Herrmann

5. Feb, 4pm
5. Mar, 4pm

 

Dr. Schmieder

 

Dr. Antje Dallmann

Feb 21, 11-noon

 

20181Feb

Apply Now - Paid Internships at e-fellows.net

e-fellows.net is a career network and online scholarship program that connects the best German-speaking high-potential candidates with the best universities and companies. As a subsidiary to McKinsey and the ZEIT publishing group, e-fellows.net unites over 30.000 promising German students and attractive employers, i.e. McKinsey, Allianz, Deutsche Bank and Bosch. Currently, e-fellows.net is offering two paid internships in Munich, Germany.

201830Jan

Two ASL Students Share their Adventure in Geneva, NY

 

Two of our students are currently spending a semester abroad at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in Geneva, NY.

 

Maximilian and Constantin share their experience on our Study Abroad Blog. For the next three months, you can follow them on their adventure. Impressions from the beautiful campus, freezing temperatures, and the challenges of settling in are featured in their most recent posts.

 

The Secrets of Success - Learning From Silicon Valley and Israel

Date: 
22. Feb 18:00 - 20:00

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PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT AT THE LINK BELOW:
https://goo.gl/forms/TESD26ECS93ZNZDE3

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Join the American Space Leipzig for a roundtable discussion on innovation and success in the tech industry with Gideon Marks, Anchor Mentor at Google Launchpad Accelerator and Board Advisor at GlobeKeeper.

Gideon Marks has been active in high tech for 30 plus years in growth companies from inception through initial public offering and in M&A transactions. Working with many entrepreneurs from Europe, Korea, Israel, and Silicon Valley led Gideon to share his experience with what makes startups more successful than others and what is needed as far as leadership, traction, funding, and technology. 

In his talk he will focus on topics such as: doing the right things, telling a good story to investors, numbers have to add up, finding the right investors, building credibility. In addition Gideon will cover the topic of innovation and why Silicon Valley and Israel spearhead it.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

201821Jan

Prof. Garrett Discusses the Government Shutdown at DLF

On January 20, American Studies Leipzig's Prof. Crister S.

201817Jan

Updated: Exam Dates Winter Semester 2017/18

Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001)

Lecture: American Literature: Beginnings to Present (Prof. Junker):

  • January 31, 2018 (written exam, 90 minutes, between 1:00 – 3:00 pm), HS 2 (HSG)

Seminars (Schadewaldt, Becker, Schubert) and Tutorials (Prüßing, Burkhardt):

  • Take-home essay due on February 14, 2018

 

201814Jan

Apply Now - Marketing Internship at Mitteldeutscher Verlag

Mitteldeutscher Verlag is offering a marketing internship over a duration of at least eight weeks, beginning on February 12, 2018.  The working language will be German.

For further details, please see the attached document.

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