Here you will find current news on international activities of German actors in the fields of education, research and innovation.

DIE and Global Solutions Initiative take over Chair of the G7 Think Tank Group

The German Development Institute (DIE) and the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) got an official mandate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the context of the German G7 Presidency 2022 to chair the G7 Think Tank Group.

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Internationalisation of Germany, bi-/ multi-lateral cooperation

Artificial intelligence in earth observation: New initiative launched by the European Space Agency and the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have signed a contract to support a new development initiative focused on Artificial Intelligence for Earth Observation (AI4EO). The three-year...

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Image analysis for everyone: Physics of Life researchers acquire funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Accelerating image data science: Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) at TU Dresden together with scientists from the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the Francis Crick Institute in London set out to enable the biomedical...

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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and São Paulo Research Foundation Celebrate 15th Anniversary of Cooperation

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is pleased to announce the third renewal of its cooperation agreement with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). Both organisations maintain an active and long-standing...

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German universities and higher education institutions demand a stronger role for European University Alliances

In a joint statement, 35 German universities and higher education institutions that have joined forces in European University Alliances are drawing attention to current challenges. The statement focuses on the role of alliances initiated under the...

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Jena Declaration on Cultural Sustainability signed

The signatories call for a change in strategy to achieve the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals through a new approach that takes into account the regional cultural and historical context of human activity to help develop effective solutions.

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Exhibition at Humboldt-Universität depicts lives of academics who have been forced into exile

From 3rd to 24th September, the exhibition “Standing for Freedom / Poser pour la liberté” at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin will show what it means to have to leave your own country as an academic. The president of the Humboldt-University and the...

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Inauguration of the Helmholtz International Beamline for Extreme Fields (HIBEF) at the European XFEL

Christian Luft, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Minister of Science of Schleswig-Holstein, Karin Prien, and the State Councillor for Science, Research, Equality and Districts of the Free and Hanseatic City of...

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German Chancellor Merkel and WHO Director-General Tedros open international pandemic preparedness center in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will open the World Health Organization's (WHO) international pandemic preparedness center, the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in Berlin on 01...

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