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

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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Collaborative Research Grants: University of Bonn strengthens global cooperation

The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn is tackling innovative projects together with renowned partner universities around the world. The funding for these Collaborative Research Grants comes from the Strategy for Excellence - a...

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Successful climate research in the Amazon region is continued and expanded with ATTO+

Within the framework of the German-Brazilian joint project ATTO (Amazon Tall Tower Observatory) with its research station in the Brazilian rainforest, scientists for several years have gained valuable data and insights for climate and environmental...

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Internationalisation of Germany, bi-/ multi-lateral cooperation

Kenyan university joins international graduate training program

Kenya's Strathmore University is participating in the Industry Immersion Program, a joint initiative of the Business School ESMT Berlin and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), increasing the total number of locations to four.

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