Educational Institutions

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.'

Read more at: http://www.livelaw.in/prof-v-k-unni-becomes-first-indian-ip-academician-...

 

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. 

 

 

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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.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides information about higher education and research in Germany, and is the world’s largest funding organization promoting international exchange of students and scholars. Each year over 100,000 students and researchers worldwide supported by the DAAD are able to gain valuable experience and expertise at home and abroad. DAAD’s annual budget for international academic exchange is over €440 Million.

A new initiative to strengthen academic cooperation between India and Germany

Picture credit: MEA-GoI
Picture credit: MEA-GoI

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and University Grants Commission (UGC) are all set to intensify their cooperation. During the recently concluded third Indo-German Intergovernmental Consultations, DAAD Vice President Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee und UGC Chairman Dr. Ved Prakash signed an MoU to this effect in the presence of German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

The German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi visited the Bosch Centre of Excellence in Automation Technologies at Dharamsinh Desai University (DDU), Nadiad in October 2015. The delegation included 4 DWIH New Delhi members namely Heidelberg Center South Asia (HCSA), University of Göttingen, Max Planck Society (MPG) and German Research Foundation (DFG). The objective was to understand the institute-industry partnership and visit the laboratories set up by Bosch in collaboration with DDU to train young engineers on high-tech equipment used in the industries.

The German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi in collaboration with National Institute of Design, NID organized the DWIH Indo-German Art Connect from 10th to 18th October 2015 at National Institute of Design (NID) Gandhinagar from 11 am to 8 pm. The 9-days long exhibition showcased selected works from Photography Masterclasses “The Theatre of Real Life”, conducted by acclaimed German photographer Wolfgang Zurborn at NID Gandhinagar (Nov 2013) and Kolkata (Feb 2014). The event reflected international cooperation between India and Germany through the photographs displayed.

The German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi in collaboration with National Institute of Design, NID organized the DWIH Indo-German Art Connect from 10th to 18th October 2015 at National Institute of Design (NID) Gandhinagar from 11 am to 8 pm. The 9-days long exhibition showcased selected works from Photography Masterclasses “The Theatre of Real Life”, conducted by acclaimed German photographer Wolfgang Zurborn at NID Gandhinagar (Nov 2013) and Kolkata (Feb 2014). The event reflected international cooperation between India and Germany through the photographs displayed.

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