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Seven students of the Symbiosis International University accompanied by their Professor Ms. Khushbu Thadani came to Cologne from April 17th to 30th 2016. A vivid program was offered including excursions to neighboring towns, site visits, company visits and interesting lectures. Our Indian friends experienced the typical German April weather – from sun via rain through to snow. But this could not...
From 22nd-24th April this year's network meeting of DAAD IndiAlumni took place in Cologne. On Friday evening the program starts with a get-together of the participants, followed by a work-intensive saturday’s program consisting of keynotes, seminars and workshops on the premises of University of Cologne. On Sunday the day started with a yoga course followed by a wrap -up of the weekend’s findings...
Dr. Alexander Follman, Researcher and Lecturer, Institute of Geography, University of cologne, will be visiting Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, in September - October 2016 for a short term lectureship and fieldwork. The field work would be a part of the Summer school "Natural and Cultural heritage" in Delhi. It will include preparation and analysis seminar at JNU and fieldwork in the...
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, signed an Implementation Agreement for a new Indo-German Development Cooperation project on “Sustainable Environment-friendly Industrial Production” (SEIP) on 16 June, 2016. The agreement was signed by Mr. A.K. Mehta, Joint Secretary (...
The German Consulate in Chennai is hosting the second science circle lecture on 27th of April 2016. The talk - 'Novel Applications of the Oldest Science'- will be delivered by Prof. Jürgen Jost, Director, Max Planck Institute for the Mathematics in Sciences, Leipzig.   Entry by invitation only
BCG-based Tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, VPM1002, developed by the group of Prof. Stefan H. E. Kauffman, founding director of Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin is all set to enter clinical trails at Serum Institute of India Limited in Pune. This vaccine has been already successful in animal and small scale human trails and is expected to potentially target both pulmonary and extra...
German Consulate General in Chennai together with Max Planck Gesellschaft is organising the first 'Science Circle Lecture' in Chennai on 14th March 2016. The Publice lecture titled - Complex Systems - From Foundations to Sustainability,  will be delivered by Prof. J.M. Rost, Director, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden. For further details please refer to the pdf...
Max Planck alumnus Prof. V.K. Unni, Associate Professor at the Public Policy and Management Group of IIM Calcutta, receives the prestigious Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship 2016-2017. He has been a receipient of Max Planck India Travel Grant (2008-2011). MPG India Office congratulates him on this great acheivement. Prof. Unni says 'All these accomplishments owe a lot to the exemplary support...
It is with great pleasure to announce that the University of Cologne- India Branch office has shifted to new office premises at the German Centre, 2 Nyaya Marg, Chankyapuri, New Delhi- 110021, w.e.f. 1st January 2016. UoC India office now shares its office with the other DWIH consortium members.
The German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH), New Delhi, organised the third and final station of its “Excellence on Tour!” (EoT) program from 22nd – 28th March 2014 in Kolkata at Science City. The EoT provided a platform for all interested students and scientists from Kolkata and neighboring regions to interact with representatives and scientists from various German higher-education...

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