youtrex / DGAN

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Bahnhofsallee 12 61231 Bad Nauheim

Welcome to the DGAN German non-profit association for young academic development mbH, sponsor of the project "youtrex - your track to excellence". We have made it our mission to accompany and support pupils, students and graduates on their way to academic and working life. You can learn more about us here and on our social media channels:

Facebook: yourtracktoexcellence

Instagram: youtrex_official

LinkedIn: youtrex

You can also contact us via e-mail:

About us

The DGAN German non-profit association for young academics scholarship mbH has taken upon itself the task of accompanying and supporting pupils, students and graduates on their way to academic and working life.

For this purpose, we have launched the independent nonprofit career platform youtrex. youtrex offers committed pupils, students and graduates a diverse and value-oriented path to academic and career development. Together with strong partners, youtrex enables early and long-term networking for a successful academic or career beginning. Direct contacts, selected knowledge and individual support - youtrex stands for "your track to excellence"

youtrex was founded in 2008. After the first exciting years with a constantly growing community, it was time for technical improvements. For example, youtrex was completely redone in 2013 and was outfitted with innovative features and refinements, so that pupils and students registered with youtrex can now receive exactly the educational, career, and promotional offers that suit their profile - and so that the youtrex partners can sustainably support their individual target group.

The DGAN is the founding company of the German non-profit association for academic promotion of young talent. More information about our charitable commitment can be found in the category CSR and further information is also in our legal notice.

Impressions of the youtrex team can be made through our contact persons or our media gallery.


Achieving more together!

As a non-profit career platform, youtrex represents a sustainable career concept - here, pupils, students, and alumni of all disciplines engage in a long-term dialogue with companies, as well as universities and non-profit organizations.

In terms of content and concept, the focus is on companies' responsibility to the environment and society - companies make a financial contribution to the youtrex partnership, allowing non-commercial partners and members free use. The youtrex partners also provide explicit information on their measures of sustainable corporate management (CSR) and funding programs on their profile pages.

Partners from science, business and social sectors come together on youtrex to promote tomorrow's skilled and value-driven employees and leaders. Companies, universities and organizations will find young academics at an early stage - pupils and students will receive long-term support and prepare for their successful entry into their chosen profession.

The DGAN German non-profit association for young academic development mbH, as the operator of the youtrex platform, promotes the talent and involvement of all members. With Scholar Status, dedicated and high-performing members receive exclusive support and offers from youtrex partners.

Our mission statement is determined by the motives of excellence, science, education and communication. The youtrex values form the value understanding of the youtrex network; that is, the communicative coexistance of the platform. Young people should get to know the value of sustainable corporate governance and participate in a societal implementation thereof. We understand career as a success of the community - we work together, and not against each other, in order to achieve more together!

  • youtrex

    The year 2013 at youtrex: relaunch, new start, first exciting campaigns/ promotions, and feedback surveys for new and old youtrex members ...

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  • First International Student Initiative/ Conferences Summit powered by youtrex
    First International Student Initiative/ Conferences Summit powered by youtrex

    August 29 - 31, 2014, Frankfurt am Main: Over the weekend, the world's first gathering of board members and committee chairs of student-organized conferences took place. The participating congresses brought together students with top-class speakers from politics, business, science and society to tackle the challenges of the future - they are among the most renowned in Europe and welcome thousands of student participants from over 100 countries every year! An exciting event to promote dialogue and create synergies, initiated by dedicated students, supported by youtrex. We would like to thank the Mannheim Forum, St. Gallen Symposium, World Business Dialogue, EBS Symposium, WFI Dialogue on Sustainability, WFI Summer Challenge, Symposium Oeconomicum Muenster, The Carnegie Club of St Andrews, talKIT - The Economic and Technology Forum at KIT. It was our pleasure!

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  • 2014 bei youtrex
    2014 bei youtrex


    Many new partners and members enriched youtrex in 2014. Impressions, events, promotions and more will show you a picture summary.

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  • Bayreuther Ökonomiekongress
    Bayreuther Ökonomiekongress

    Scholar meeting at the much sought after conference by business students for business students - what an event!

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  •  Scholar Circle: Network meeting in the Frankfurt Opera Tower
    Scholar Circle: Network meeting in the Frankfurt Opera Tower

    At the first meeting of the youtrex scholars from Frankfurt and the surrounding areas, some impressive young people met each other for a lively exchange regarding the topic networking. Here the midsummer evening in pictures, over the rooftops of the banking metropolis.

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  • 2nd International Summit of Student Conferences
    2nd International Summit of Student Conferences
    Am 29. August 2015 fand das 2. Initiativentreffen studentischer Konferenzen statt - und wieder war youtrex Gastgeber! Die hoch motivierten Vorstands-Teilnehmer tauschten sich über Ihre Erfahrungen rund um die Themen Mitgliedermotivation und Veranstaltungsmanagement aus und lernten einander kennen... View gallery
  • youtrex on the road
    youtrex on the road


    The youtrex team for you on the road: at the Talent Management Summit 2015 in Heidelberg, at the national excellence school network MINT-EC, at the Hessian Foundation Day in Wiesbaden, and with information material for the KoMa Conference of the German-speaking mathematics ... a few pictures here.

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  • 3rd International Student Conferences Summit
    3rd International Student Conferences Summit

    On the 26th of August 2016 the 3rd Initiative Meeting of student conferences took place - again this year with youtrex as host! Ideas were exchanged, solutions discussed and networked across borders. Contagious and motivating, lots of imagination, and commitment from students for students who think outside the box! Thank you Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Tim Evers, WFI Consulting Cup, WFI Dialogue on Sustainability, WFI Summer Challenge, SensAbility, START Global, Oeconomicum Münster Symposium, talKIT - The Technology Forum, Campus for Finance and Organizational Forum Economic Congress gGmbH for the inspiring exchange!

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  • 4th International Student Conferences Summit
    4th International Student Conferences Summit


    A unique network of student initiatives - diverse and inspiring! Representatives of student initiatives from various universities gathered on the weekend for the 4th International Summit of Student Conferences. High above the rooftops of the city, in the Frankfurt Opera Tower, participants discussed challenges and solutions, benefited from getting to know different concepts and approaches, encountered different perspectives and met new ideas - all in a relaxed atmosphere and with a wonderful view. Thank you Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, as well as this year's organizers Chiara Anselmetti and Max Kaindl, and all the initiatives that participated in the Summit 2017: WFI Consulting Cup, Heidelberg Symposium, Mannheim Forum, SensAbility, Symposium Oeconomicum Muenster, talKIT - The Technology Forum, WFI Summer Challenge , World Business Dialogue / OFW.

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  • 6th International Student Initiative Summit
    6th International Student Initiative Summit

    On August 3, 2019, youtrex hosted the sixth International Student Conferences Summit at the offices of Morgan Lewis in Frankfurt. Representatives from forumWHU, Symposium Oeconomicum Muenster, Mannheim Forum, World Business Dialogue, EBS Symposium, and this year's organizers WFI- Consulting Cup, were present. After introductions were made, a few topics concerning the initiatives were identified for further discussion. Small break-out groups were formed to then intensively discuss a topic and report back to the group at large later. Ideas for future collaborations were discussed amongst the group as well as with youtrex.

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Funding programs

Funding programs

Here we present the youtrex Scholar program:

The Scholar Status

The Scholar Status, which was specifically created by youtrex, provides intensive support to particularly talented and committed members of the community. As a scholar, you have a prominent status with partners and can look forward to exclusive offers from youtrex partners. Receiving the Scholar Status means:

  • intensive care by the community consultants (contact us and we will take the time for individual tips and information)
  • exclusive job offers from our partner companies
  • exclusive invitations to scholarships / support programs, promotions and events of youtrex partners
  • reduced prices to an annual subscription to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
  • the recognition of special achievements in the form of a scholar certificate

The youtrex Scholars

Our scholars consist of pupils, students, trainee teachers and doctoral students, who are particularly high performing, versatile and socially engaged. It is not just about the measurable performance, but about "interesting" curricula vitae/ resumes and goals; the candidate’s personality is our focus.

All scholars have not only very high academic achievements, but also:

  • active interests outside of school/ their studies
  • commitment and initiative
  • stays abroad and practical experience

Application for scholar status

Pupils, students and graduates of all disciplines who are registered as members of youtrex and who fulfill the application requirements can apply. In addition to special commitment and service applicants must have:

  • an identification with the youtrex values
  • a complete and up-to-date youtrex profile

Your application with curriculum vitae/ resume, motivation letter and other documents proving your qualifications can be submitted online through youtrex directly and easily.

  • Your curriculum vitae should include information on education and work experience, as well as information about your particular interests and abilities, volunteer work and activities outside of school and university, international experience, scholarships, awards, etc.
  • In a short letter of motivation you should explain why you are a good candidate and your interest in youtrex.

As proof of your above-average professional qualification and other activities, please also attach:

  • a certificate of your educational qualifications (Abitur, intermediate diploma, intermediate examination, bachelor's degree, etc.)
  • your current course overview; for pupils: current grade report
  • a current enrollment certificate from your school or university ("Immatrikulationsbescheinigung")
  • work certificates, internship certificates, letters of recommendation, etc. (if any)

Existing scholars have to check in online once a year (by October 15th) with a current overview of their performance.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at We will inform you about the outcome of your application as soon as we have reviewed all applications. Please understand that due to the large number of qualified applications, we cannot justify decisions made on individual applicants.

Are you already a recipient of another support/funding program? Feel free to contact us. If necessary we can provide you with a simplified application process for the scholar support program.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Our offers

  • Event from 07.05.2021
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    Resume Prep for English-speaking Countries
    Company: youtrex / DGAN Date: 11.05.2021 from 18:00 until 19:00 o’clock Type of event: Workshop
    Venue: Virtual via Alfaview event__address: Country: Germany

    Dear Scholars!

    Law students interested in applying for international internships through the STEP program with the European Law Students' Association (ELSA) can benefit from our virtual joint workshop on May 11, 2021 at 6pm (18Uhr).

    The focus will be on how to decide which internships to apply to and how to best craft your resume in English.

    Although this event is thought for ELSA und Uni Heidelberg law students, youtrex Scholars who are also law students are welcome and encouraged to attend :D

    Interested Scholars can register here.

    Have a great weekend!

    Your youtrex Team

    Application possible until 11. May 2021

  • Event from 05.03.2021
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    28. Münchner Management Kolloquium/ kostenlos für Studierende
    Company: youtrex / DGAN Date: 09.03.2021 from 08:00 o’clock Type of event: Congress
    Venue: Virtual/ Online & Live vor Ort event__address: Country: Germany

    Liebe youtrex Studierende,

    dieses Event haben wir heute zufällig entdeckt und denken es könnte für den ein oder anderen interessant sein. Das beste: mit einer aktuelle Immatrikulationsbescheinigung ist es für Euch kostenlos. Es ist zwar kurzfristig, aber- wie man so auf English sagt- better late than never ;) Eine paar kurze Infos von deren Webseite findet Ihr unten.

    Eine kleine Bitte- sollte jemand das Event besuchen, würden wir uns freuen zu hören wie es Euch gefallen hat. (Wir sind kein Sponsor.)

    Wir wünschen Euch ein schönes Wochenende! :)

    Ihr youtrex Team


    28. Münchner Management Kolloquium

    09-10 März 2020

    Thema: Innnovationsbeschleuniger Krise: Krisenmanagement – Hochlaufkurven – Wachstumspfad  

    Das MMK findet in diesem Jahr erstmals in hybrider Form statt. Alle Inhalte werden live produziert im Audimax der Technischen Universität München und per Stream übertragen.

    Online-Ticket „Studierende“ | #MMK2021

    Studierende haben die Möglichkeit online am Münchner Management Kolloquium teilzunehmen. Sie können alle Inhalte digital verfolgen, an Abstimmungen teilnehmen, Fragen stellen, an Diskussionen teilnehmen, Online Workshopräume zu aktuellen Fragestellungen und Forschungsprojekten nutzen sowie Teilnehmer und Referenten direkt kontaktieren.

    *Für eine kostenlose Teilnahme laden Sie bitte eine aktuelle Immatrikulationsbescheinigung bei Anmeldung hoch.

    Anmeldeschluss ist der 08.03.2021


    Application possible until 8. March 2021

Talent pools

  • youtrex Scholars- by invitation only
  • youtrex Employees- Internal Only
  • Scholarships- for German students
  • Scholarships- for American students
  • Scholarships- for all other international students
  • All Pupils & HS Graduates
  • All HE Students, Doctoral Students & Trainees
  • All Alumni


  • Vincent Daub
    youtrex / DGAN
    Mein Wunsch wurde wahr - mit dem youtrex Weihnachts-Stipendium - 29.08.2018
    Vincent Daub
    • Languages
    • Company Application/Application process
    • Financing of studies/ Financial Aid/ Grants

    Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, liebe youtrex Mitglieder,


    mein Name ist Vincent D…

  • Jannik Wiedenhaupt
    youtrex / DGAN
    Youtrex is a great tool - 14.10.2020
    Jannik Wiedenhaupt
    • Career
    I really like the FAZ subscription by Youtrex.

  • Saptarko Biswas
    youtrex / DGAN
    Amazing Opportunity - 02.05.2021
    Saptarko Biswas
    I am very obliged to be associated with youtrex.