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Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:22

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is supporting the Nashik Municipal Corporation on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BmUB) of Germany as part of its international climate initiative (IKI).

Shri Girish Mahajan, Minister of Water Resources and Medical Education, inaugurated the innovative, one...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:16

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), an autonomous and statutory body of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the “ Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project (...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 13:06

In order to ensure the barrier function of the skin, mutual regulation of connections between skin cells and a receptor for growth factors is required. The findings may help to reduce the consequences of inflammatory skin diseases as well as the diminished skin barrier function in old age. The mechanism was described by scientists around Carien Niessen from the...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 12:00

PFT pollution: New environmentally friendly extinguishing agents and methods of soil remediation. The network "PerFluSan" is developing a low-pollutant extinguishing agents and processes to rid the soil and waste water of contaminated sites.

The cooperation network "PerFluSan", includes the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:12

Researchers at the University of Cologne have discovered how a previously unknown fungus supplies a plant with the important mineral phosphorus. The findings are important for new crops of plants that optimally cooperate with beneficial fungi and that are economical in their use of soil resources. The study was published in PNAS.


Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:48

Scientists at the University of Cologne and the University of Bonn show that the rare metal niobium has already migrated to the metallic core of the asteroid. By colliding with asteroids, the Earth has grown to its present size more than 4.5 billion years ago.  Publication in "Nature Geoscience".

Considerable amounts...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:30

The Center for International Relations of the Faculty of Arts (ZIB) celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus program. 

The international network of the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Cologne has been continuously expanded in recent years. In the academic year 2016/17 alone, 20 new exchange contracts were signed....

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:34

In the area "Career Progress Rank", the Master is in the top spot in Germany. "Career Progress Rank" takes into account length of service and the size of the companies in which graduates work after graduation. CEMS MIM among the top 10 in the world. In this year's ...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 15:27 to Friday, September 8, 2017 - 15:27

The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH, New Delhi) participated in an outreach activity to Guwahati on 7th and 8th September this year. Organised by DAAD, the 2-day event included a visit to the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) and the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (IIIT-G).

Focussed on collaboration, the agenda...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 13:15


International research team has, for the first time, detected traces of Freon-40 in a young stellar system and comets with Cologne participation / publication in "Nature Astronomy"


A research team with scientists from among...