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In cooperation with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB), the German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi organized an Interactive-Session titled “Opportunities of Indo-German Academic and Research Cooperation” on 23rd January 2016 at the Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre (IRCC) of IITB Campus in Mumbai.

The German House for Research and Innovation – DWIH New Delhi organized a workshop on “Need of Sustainable Cities” during the ''Stuttgart meets Mumbai'' intercultural get-together and wine festival at Taj Lands End, Mumbai held on 22nd and 23rd January 2016.

Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Jörg Hacker, President, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina presented a lecture on the topic “Science and Society – Infectious Diseases as an Example” on 4th February 2016 at the German House, New Delhi. The lecture was conducted under the banner of Science Circle Lecture series and was jointly organized by the German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi, the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in India and the German National Academy of Sciences – Leopoldina.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Thursday, March 31, 2016


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 from MPG which I was very fortunate to get as a Max Planck India Fellow (2008-11). I am very proud of my association with Max Planck Society and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition - Munich  and sincerely thank MPI for this great opportunity.'

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The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is a joint international PhD Program of theMax Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) and the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne
Research explores the relationship between the modern economy and its social and political foundations. Building on a long tradition in sociology and political science, the school aims to combine and develop the approaches of new economic sociology, comparative political economy, organization studies and history.
The curriculum combines sociology, political science and organization studies, focussing especially on economic sociology and comparative political economy. 





Doctoral Fellowships at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies


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The German House for Research and Innovation – DWIH New Delhi organized its annual New Year Reception on January 19, 2016 at the German House in New Delhi.

Dr. Alexander P Hansen, Chairman of the Board of DWIH New Delhi hosted the reception together with the DWIH consortium members. The event was attended by around 100 guests bringing together the representatives of diplomatic missions, Indian government officials, researchers and professors of leading institutions and universities amongst other representatives of the Indian academic and scientific communities.

Friday, January 1, 2016 to Sunday, January 31, 2016
  • Bangalore
    Group Counselling on Study & Research in Germany – Connect with DAAD and its Young Ambassadors
    Thursday, 21 January 2016, 14:00 – 16:00 hrs
    Venue: Goethe Institute/Max Muller Bhavan, 1st Floor, Auditorium,CMH Road, Indiranagar 1st Stage, Bangalore 560038
    Participants can talk to the DAAD representative and Young Ambassadors individually regarding their specific queries on higher education or research in Germany. Questions will be handled on first come first served basis.
  • Chennai
    Information Session – Higher Studies in Germany
    Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 11:00 hrs - 12:00 hrs
    Venue: DAAD Information Center Chennai, 20/10, Jaganathan Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600036
  • New Delhi
    Information Session - Study and Research in Germany
    Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 15:00 hrs