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Future-proofing German-Chinese partnerships: HRK guiding questions on university cooperation with the People’s Republic of China

On the 9th of September, the Executive Board of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) approved guiding questions on university partnerships with the People’s Republic of China. They will complement the general guidelines and standards for...

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Sustainable Chemistry: Five Finalists of the ISC3 Innovation Challenge selected

The five finalists of the ISC3 Innovation Challenge come from Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and USA. The theme of the current competition, organized by the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3), is "Sustainable Building and...

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ELLIS inaugurates 30 research units at leading institutions across Europe

At a virtual event on September 15, the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems presented the broad scope of research its units will cover in the field of modern AI.

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DAAD launches “Leadership for Africa” program

A master's degree program is often a great challenge for refugees from African countries - but it can also be a great opportunity. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is therefore launching the scholarship program "Leadership for Africa" to...

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Mobile phone app “7ling”: Learning languages without lessons or teachers

The free mobile phone app for learning languages without lessons or teachers is aimed particularly at migrants and refugees. The app arose out of XCELING, a joint project on foreign language teaching supported by an international network of European...

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The German Rectors' Conference (HRK): The international character of German universities must be maintained during the COVID-19 crisis

The German Rectors' Conference (HRK) welcomes the fact that there is still undiminished interest among international students in studying at German universities in spite of the COVID-19 crisis. In the HRK's view, to ensure that international students...

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Global dialogue on the ethics of digitalisation launched

On the 17th of August, under the patronage of the Federal President of Germany, the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) launched a worldwide research project.

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Heat and Drought in Focus: International Network Launched in Berlin

The newly launched Alliance for Wheat Adaptation to Heat and Drought "AHEAD" is an international network that hosts initiatives and projects dedicated to addressing scientific gaps and builds synergies to support the development of new wheat...

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Berlin University Alliance and die University of Oxford establish the Centre for Advanced Studies

The Berlin University Alliance and the University of Oxford are strengthening their scientific cooperation, which has existed since the end of 2017, with the establishment of a Centre for Advanced Studies. The Berlin University Alliance has allocated...

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