Studying in Germany
Research in Germany
Living in Germany

Learning German

About Us

Bookmark this page
Print version

DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
Welcome to the Homepage of the DAAD Information Centre Sydney!

The DAAD Information Centre Sydney welcomes you to Australia's first internet portal on higher education in Germany! Here you will find up to date information on studying, research and living in Germany - right in the heart of Europe!

Why opt for Germany? There are many answers to that question...
As a student, you can profit from a high-standard, globally recognised tertiary education system and have access to tuition free University education. Experience the strongest European economy through internships in German companies during your vacational periods!

You would like to carry out research? Germany plays a leading role in international science and research - it's certainly the place where you can get in touch with the German as well as the international scientific community. Spending time in Germany for research is regarded as a career booster all over the world!

And last but not least, you will enjoy German hospitality, a rich cultural heritage and unlimited travel possibilities within Germany and the whole of Europe!


Here's how you can contact us:

The best way to contact us is by email. If you would like to come and talk to us in person, we're happy to do so - however it is best to make an appointment by email first in order to avoid disappointment should the office not be attended.

DAAD Information Centre
c/o Goethe-Institut Sydney
90 Ocean Street
Woollahra NSW 2025
ph 02 8356 8345 (usually Tuesdays and Thursdays)
f 02 8356 8314

Our director, Joern Hausner, also teaches at the University of Sydney:

Department of Germanic Studies
School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Brennan MacCallum Building (= A 18), Room 521
ph 02 9351 3116
f 02 9351 2319












Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows


Impressum I Contact © DAAD
DAAD Links

German Universities present themselves:


The Institute for International Communication (IIK) in Duesseldorf and Berlin offers high-quality language programmes, including German for academic or professional purposes. Up-to-date classroom technology with interactive whiteboards, digital course books, free WLAN and our native-speaker instructors as well as a social and cultural program are waiting for you!

The International Summer University 2014 at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences on Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Building and Construction is a short term program focused on green buildings and the efficient use of energy in buildings and materials – all taught in English! Spend an unforgettable summer at one of the largest universities of applied science in Germany and meet new friends from Germany and from all around the world!

Join the European Summer University on Logistics, Mobility and Sustainability in Frankfurt and Rotterdam! Deepen your knowledge with 4 weeks of seminars in logistics, mobility and sustainability, develop your German language skills, earn up to 9 European credit points toward your degree and discover Frankfurt and Rotterdam through field trips and extra-curricular activities!

This one-year MSc programme by Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with Humboldt Universtät zu Berlin consists of three thematic building blocks: design as research, design as projection, and design in the world. The modules combine theory and practice and are conceived as a preparatory step towards a PhD.

The Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES) is a graduate school offering a PhD programme in English for students with a recent Bachelor or Master degree. Applications to this international programme for cutting-edge research are open now, with chosen candidates receiving a monthly stipend. Apply now!

Aspiring to be at the forefront of business AND legal developments? The one-year interdisciplinary Bucerius Master of Law and Business (LLM/MLB) at Germany's top-ranked law school, taught entirely in English, is the ideal program for you. Study with an international group of professionals and faculty to tackle the international issues facing business and legal communities today.

FUBiS at Freie Universität Berlin is an intensive academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted toward their degrees at their home institutions. FUBiS sessions run for 3 to 6 weeks taking place both in summer and winter. Students can choose between subject classes (mostly taught in English) and German language courses. Study visits within Berlin are an integral part of every course.

Prepare for a successful career in the dynamic international tourism sector! Hochschule Heilbronn is offering a time-efficient, 3-semester Master's Degree in International Tourism Management, with lectures delivered entirely in English. Great student/lecturer ratio and free tuition!

Earn a degree at one of Germany’s leading business schools! The top-ranked ESB Business School at Reutlingen University offers a 12-15 month MSc International Management to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in top executive positions in international management. The entire programme is taught in English, with study blocks in France, Italy, Mexico or the USA. Learn more!

University Ranking
Would you prefer a larger university to a smaller one? How important is a research focus to you? Customise the ranking to find your dream institution!
We also have direct links to the most popular fields:

Computer Science (Master, University)
Computer Science (Master, Univ. of Applied Sciences)