BAA Summer Academy 2014 in San Marcos, TX


The Bavarian American Academy coordinates and supports scholarly research in Bavaria that focuses on North American and inter-American issues. To pursue this aim, the BAA supports a host of activities. It organizes and sponsors academic events, frequently in cooperation with its members or partner institutions. 

Following support is available for Bavarian scholars and students:

  • Fellowship Program
    for internships and research at renowned American and Canadian universities.
  • Summer Academies
    for doctoral students.
  • Postgraduate Scholarships
    for the financial support of Bavarian Ph.D. students working on dissertations on North America or related scenes; the BAA scholarships are meant to support travel expenses to the US.
  • Dissertation Award
  • Conferences
    on North America and related issues. Financial support is usually given in addition to other foundations or sponsors. Applicants need to be BAA members.
  • Individual lectures or lecture series
    at Bavarian Universities or other institutions.
  • Residential Fellowship
    provides desk space and internet access at the Academy for scholars and students.