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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)...
The German Research Foundation – DFG India office organized an informative session for faculty members and young researchers of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi on 16 June 2016. The meeting was organized in the follow-up to the one day “Wurzburg University- JNU Workshop on Infection Biology” held in October 2015 to apprise faculty members and research scholars about DFG funding...
On 18 March 2016, the German Research Foundation (DFG) India Office participated in an “Interactive-Session on Higher Education and Research in Germany” at the Shiv Nadar University (SNU), Greater Noida near Delhi. The interactive session that was jointly organized by the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi and the SNU, witnessed a good participation from both DWIH New Delhi...
 A German Research Foundation (DFG) co-financed Indo-German Spring School on “Algorithms for Big Data” was organized from February 22-26, 2016 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) in Chennai. This spring school which is second in series, after the first workshop on Algorithms that was held in March 2015 at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Kolkata, has been organized to...
German Research Foundation – DFG India office participated in “Info-sessions on German Higher Education and Research Opportunities” in Trivandrum & Kochi from 10th to 13th February 2016. Organized by the German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi the 4-day event provided a gateway through which Higher Education & Research Institutions from Germany offered information about...

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