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DFH - Stipendien für Gastschuljahre

Für das Schuljahr 2020/21 vergibt der DFH 12 Teilstipendien in Höhe von jeweils 5.000,- Euro. Die Stipendiensummen müssen nicht zurückgezahlt werden. Die Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten besuchen im Schuljahr 2020/21 für ein ganzes oder halbes Schuljahr eine High School und leben als Mitglieder örtlicher Familien in den USA, England, Kanada, Australien, Neuseeland oder Argentinien.

Die DFH-Stipendien wenden sich an Schüler, die aufgrund ihrer schulisch-persönlichen Voraussetzungen für solche Aufenthalte besonders geeignet sind, sich diese aber aus finanziellen Gründen ansonsten nicht leisten könnten.

Die Stipendiaten und Stipendiatinnen nehmen in vollem Umfang an den Programmen teil.

Zusätzlich zum DFH-Stipendienprogramm werden durch die einzelnen DFH-Mitglieder Stipendien in einem Gesamtwert von ca. €90.000,- vergeben.

Bewerbungszeitraum: 15. März bis 15. Oktober

Mehr Informationen finden Sie auf der Website des Deutschen Fachverbandes High School e.V.

The Trans-Atlanticist

Exploring the Trans-Atlantic Relationship at the Amerikazentrum in Hamburg

The Trans-Atlanticist
Andrew Sola explores the past, present, and future of relations between Europe and the United States with scholars, artists, authors, politicians, journalists, and business leaders. Based at the Amerikazentrum in Hamburg, the Trans-Atlanticist provides you with insights from the thought leaders who are shaping the trans-Atlantic relationship every single day.


  • Episode 01: Trump’s First Year with Dr. Jackson Janes

    Janes and Sola discuss how different presidents have affected the trans-Atlantic relationship in their first years before looking specifically at German-American relations during the course of Donald Trump’s first year.

  • Episode 02: Poster Double Happiness Exhibit with Torsten Jahnke

    Torsten Jahnke from the American Poster Institute and Andrew Sola discuss the history of gig posters in the USA and Europe as well as gig posters as an art form.

  • Episode 03: Start-up Advice from Silicon Valley Insider Gideon Marks

    Andrew Sola and Gideon Marks, from the Google Incubator Accelerator in Silicon Valley, discuss product creation, team building, mentorship, data privacy, Industry 4.0, as well as the importance of values and ethics in start-ups.

  • Episode 04: This Month at the EU with Dr. Danner

    In the first installment of “This Month at the EU with Dr. Danner,” Andrew Sola and EU insider Guenter Danner discuss the elections in Italy, the formation of a coalition government in Germany, the latest in the Brexit negotiations, the effect of Trump’s tax cuts on the European economy, and Russian-EU relations.

  • Episode 05: Life Lessons with Basketball Legend Wilbert Olinde, Jr.

    Basketball legend Wilbert Olinde, Jr., and Andrew Sola discuss ways to maximize one’s potential, learn from life’s challenges, and cope with daily stresses. They also discuss immigration politics in Germany and lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King.

  • Episode 06: Henry David Thoreau and Civil Disobedience with Professor Dieter Schulz

    Professor Dieter Schulz and Andrew Sola discuss Henry David Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” and its influence on Dr. Martin Luther King.

  • Episode 07: This Month at the EU with Dr. Danner

    In the April 2018 edition of “This Month at the EU with Dr. Danner,” Andrew Sola and EU insider Guenter Danner discuss the elections in Hungary, the state of the Greek economy at the end of the bailout, and China’s influence on the EU.

  • Episode 08: This Month at the EU with Dr. Danner

    In the June 2018 edition of “This Month at the EU with Dr. Danner,” Andrew Sola and EU insider Guenter Danner discuss Europe’s immigration and refugee crisis, the Latvian banking scandals, and the end of the Greek bailout.

  • Episode 09: Introduction to Ecocritism with Dr. Alexander Phillips

    Dr. Alexander Phillips and Dr. Andrew Sola chart the history of ecological thinking and the origins of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline and then discuss the importance of the environment in the works of German authors Wilhelm Raabe and Adalbert Stifter. The episode ends by assessing the importance of ecocriticism in the present.

  • Episode 10: The Prague Spring after 50 Years with Dr. Thomas Murphy

    Fifty years after the Prague Spring, Dr. Thomas Murphy discusses his new book, Czechoslovakia Behind the Curtain: Life, Work, and Culture in the Communist Era. Dr. Murphy and host Andrew Sola explore the history of Czechoslovakia, the events that led to the Prague Spring, the Soviet-led invasion of 1968, and the lives of ordinary people under communist rule. The episode ends with a discussion of recent political developments in central Europe.

  • Episode 11: The US Mid-Term Elections: The View from Germany with Prof. Bierling

    On November 6, Americans went to polling places across the US to cast their votes in the mid-term elections. Prof. Bierling, a leading expert in transatlantic relations, discusses the election results and the consequences for the United States, Germany, and transatlantic relations in general.

  • Episode 12: Explaining Trump's Economic Policies with Prof. Felbermayr

    Renowned economist and expert on international trade, Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr explains President Trump’s economic policies. Topics include the Trump tax cuts, US-EU trade imbalances, Nordstream2, energy security, and Iran sanctions, as well as forecasts about the future of the US and the global economy.

  • Episode 13: Michele Obama and FLOTUS Studies with Dr. Stefanie Schäfer

    Dr. Stefanie Schäfer discusses the cultural history of the “first family,” the concept of civil religion in the US, the development of the academic specialty of First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) studies, the significance of the Obama presidency for race relations and identity politics, as well as the cultural impact of Michele Obama’s new autobiography, Becoming.

  • Episode 14: Analyzing the Results of the EU Elections: Consequences for Europe

    Dr. Günter Danner, our expert on the EU, discusses the results of the EU parliamentary elections at the end of May, the formation of different political blocks within parliament, and the priorities for the EU over the next five years. Lastly, he comments on the most important developments in the EU over the last thirty years and forecasts some challenges and opportunities we might be seeing in the next thirty years.

  • Episode 15: Britain, the EU and the US in 2020 with Dr. Danner

    Dr. Danner, our expert on the EU, looks ahead to 2020 and discusses the likely course of Brexit, including the likelihood of Scottish independence and the prospects of an EU trade deal. Also, we discuss EU priorities for 2020 before analyzing the coming US presidential election and the Democratic primaries.

  • Episode 16: Germany's Presidency of the European Council

    In this episode, Andrew Sola and Guenter Danner discuss Germany’s current six-month Presidency of the European Council. They discuss the history of the institution, Germany’s goals, Europe’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the problem of subsidiarity in the EU, and the ongoing immigration and debt crises. Lastly, they imagine what a successful presidential term would look like six months from now.

  • Episode 17: Thanksgiving 2020

    Guenter Danner, our expert on the EU, and Andrew Sola discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the EU, the 7-Year EU Budget, the final stages of Brexit negotiations, and the mood in Brussels and Berlin after Biden’s election win.

  • Episode 18: Riots at the US Capitol

    Guenter Danner, our expert on the EU, and Andrew Sola discuss the riots at the US Capitol as well as the upcoming elections in Germany, the Brexit trade deal, and the EU-China Investment Treaty.


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