DWIH - New Delhi announces Call for Applications for "Science Slam" for students from any field of Science/ Humanities/ Social Sciences
to be held on 17.11.2013 at "DWIH New Delhi -Excellence on Tour!" in Ahmedabad.
Deadline : 07.10.2013
For details, please refer to the attached "Call" and "Application Form"

Monday, August 26, 2013

Taking up the DWIH’s Motto of “Germany Land of Ideas”, this Joint Lecture Series aims at paying tribute to the different facets of Alexander von Humboldt’s academic achievements. The German House for Science and Innovation (Deutsches Haus für Wissenschaft und Innovation, DWIH) is a consortium of about twenty members for strengthening academic exchange between Indian and Germany. Heidelberg Center South Asia (HCSA) has initiated this Lecture Series, jointly with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD). By doing so, we aim at bringing together scholars from the fields of Natural and Social Sciences, as well as Humanities and Literature. The Lecture Series will be held over the next few months, with prominent scholars from India and Germany.

The Idea of a Humboldtian Science

Deadline for receipt of application for activities in the pavilion of “DWIH New Delhi – Excellence on Tour!” & “Expression of interest” for Kolkata: 19th August 2013
To know more, please refer to the atttached "Call" and "Application Form"

Hopes are high for a new and improved tuberculosis vaccine: Serum Institute of India is planning on taking a promising vaccine - originally developed in Germany - and introducing it into the clinical setting. Studies have shown that the new vaccine is more effective and better tolerated than currently available options. By signing a contract with the Hannover-based Vakzine Projekt Management GmbH, Serum, one of the World’s leading vaccine manufacturers, has effectively secured the license to the various patents and technologies related to the new vaccine.

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Dahlem Research School at Freie Universität Berlin has established a research fellowship program – co-financed by the German Excellence Initiative and the Marie Curie Program of the European Commission – to provide funding for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines to conduct their own research project at Freie Universität Berlin. The aim is to support highly-qualified postdocs with international research experience and to integrate them into the university’s research networks in an early phase of their career.

The program is designed to promote the further academic career development through research funding, a tailored qualification program and the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills. The program furthermore provides essential professional guidance on preparing grant proposals to support DRS fellows in obtaining funding for follow-up research projects at Freie Universität Berlin.

Day One of the week-long roadshow also brings to India globally-celebrated Gunter Bennung, popularly known as Clown Shiven, who has been travelling worldwide as a clown for 33 years

The DWIH New Delhi – Excellence on Tour 2013 bringing over 14 German universities, research institutes and funding organizations to tend to all your educational needs!

Hyderabad, 25th April, 2013: The DWIH New Delhi – Excellence on Tour 2013, an initiative of the German government and German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH New Delhi) will start tomorrow, 26th April in Hyderabad. Supported by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Goethe-Zentrum and the Sultan-ul-Uloom Education Society, the eight days road show is all set to thrill Hyderabadis with the best of German cultural and intellectual prowess.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Göttingen India Forum


  √ Three public talks                                           √ One Scientific lecture