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

Research in Germany: A redesign of research marketing relating to Germany

The ‘Research in Germany – Land of Ideas’ initiative has received a makeover. This involved the website that markets Germany as a research location being extensively reworked to persuade more international researchers to benefit from the diverse...

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IMPRS SusMet: New international Max Planck research school for sustainable metallurgy approved

The Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung (MPIE) together with partner institutions have successfully applied for a new doctoral programme supported by the Max Planck Society. The "International Max Planck Research School on Sustainable Metallurgy"...

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New Application Round for MuseumsLab: Knowledge Exchange Program for Museum Professionals in Africa and EU

TheMuseumsLab program, launched in May 2021, will enter its second round next year. Interested individuals have until 23 January 2022 to apply. TheMuseumsLab is a platform for shared learning, exchange and education on the future of museums in Africa...

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Dutch-German Cooperation to champion quantum internet: Fraunhofer and QuTech signed memorandum of understanding

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Dutch research center QuTech - a collaboration of TU Delft and TNO - are joining forces in the fields of quantum communication and quantum information networks. Together, they are positioning themselves as leading...

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Joint statement of German Rectors' Conference and fife university associations on supporting and promoting international collaboration

Together with the American Council on Education, Universities Australia, Universities Canada, Universities New Zealand and Universities UK International, the German Rectors' Conference HRK has formulated a joint statement on supporting and promoting...

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Leuphana University Lüneburg head new UNESCO network for sustainability education and social change

UNESCO announces a new global UNITWIN cooperation programme Education for Sustainable Development and Social Change. Six renowned universities from Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Greece and South Africa will work together in it. The global network,...

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Special National Academics Panel Study analysis: How international are doctoral studies in Germany?

About one third of doctoral students in Germany go abroad during their doctoral studies and the majority of international doctoral candidates in the country are very satisfied with the support they receive at German universities. These and other...

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20 Years of "Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies" (DIES) programme: working together on global university development

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) have been promoting the development of the higher education sector in the Global South in the Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES) programme for...

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Launch of new cross-border platform: Facilitating the transition to industrial carbon-neutrality in trilateral region

To foster international collaboration between stakeholders from industry, governments, regulators, infrastructure asset owners and operators the applied research institutes TNO (The Netherlands), DECHEMA (Germany) and VITO/EnergyVille (Belgium) join...

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