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Engineering to Ingenieurwesen – bridging the skill gap This DWIH Regular Activity was co-funded by DWIH New Delhi to promote the science and research activities between India and Germany. RWTH Aachen was the primary applicant, where by University of Cologne was the Secondary participant and various Indian institutes of higher education were Indian partners. The aim of this event was to identify...
DWIH New Delhi organised the Strategy Planning Meet from 31st August-3rd September 2016 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, attended by the DWIH New Delhi consortium members, both from the India Regional offices and their German Head Offices. The agenda was to discuss forthcoming events in India of all consortium members as well as to devise strategies and appropriate outreach programmes to promote the German...
DWIH New Delhi organised the Strategy Planning Meet from 31st August-3rd September 2016 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, attended by the DWIH New Delhi consortium members, both from the India Regional offices and their German Head Offices. The agenda was to discuss forthcoming events in India of all consortium members as well as to devise strategies and appropriate outreach programmes to promote the German...
The University of Cologne (UoC) Indian Summer School in Himalayas project was launched by the UoC International Office in August 2015 with the idea to impart knowledge at the inter-cultural level along with the educational level. Students from various faculties and different study areas of UoC and China-NRW Alliance Universities, such as University of Muenster, University of Wuppertal and TU-...
Prof Michael Bollig and Dr Stefan Bildhauer visited India to attend the DWIH New Delhi Strategic Planning Meet that was held from 31st Aug-3rd Sep in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Thereafter, they visited UoC strategic partner, JNU, on 5th Sep 2016 to discuss about existing academic co-operations and how we can further extend them. On 6th Sep, 2016, Prof Bollig and Dr Bildhauer visited UoC’s academic...
H.E. Gurjit Singh, Ambassador of India to Germany, visited the University of Cologne on August 8th, 2016. Together with the Second Secretary of the Embassy and Consul Kiran Khatri from Frankfurt, the high-ranking visitors were welcomed by Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig, Vice-Speaker for the Global South Studies Center, Dr Stefan Bildhauer, Ms. Sarah Marleen Danneberg and the International Office of the...
Launch programme of the German Research Foundation DBT - DFG co-funded Research Unit (FOR 2432) at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru (UASB) in association with the University of Kassel and University of Göttingen, Germany, was organised on 15th August 2016. The Research Unit: “Social-Ecological Systems in the Indian Rural-Urban Interface: Functions, Scales, and Dynamics of...
The innovative project on Non-Conventional Wastewater Treatment of Kochi Municipal Corporation (KMC) was awarded the prestigious ‘Skoch – Platinum’ Award during the 45th Skoch Summit organised at Hyderabad. This innovative project is supported by GIZ’s sanitation project ‘Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy-II’ (SNUSP-II). The project of KMC had been qualified amongst the “Top 100...
Nominated by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and selected by the scientific review panel of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Council, 21 young Indian scientists participated in the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings held from 26 June to 1 July 2016 in Lindau, Germany. This year’s Meetings were dedicated to the field of physics, attended by more than 400...
Concurring with the World Water Week (28th August – 2nd September 2016) with a focus on ‘Water for Sustainable Growth’, GIZ has launched a 6-day intensive skilling programme for skills development of the technicians and helpers of the existing CETP and ETPs of the industries The skills development activity is a part of the “Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production” (SEIP)...

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