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Web Session: Masters in Germany – Shrutkirti shares her Experience

December 6, 2022, 3:00 PM to December 6, 2022, 4:00 PM

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Web Session: PhD in Germany – Divita shares her Experience

December 7, 2022, 3:00 PM to December 7, 2022, 4:00 PM

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Web Session: Bachelors in Germany – Aditya and Raghav share their Experience

December 13, 2022, 3:00 PM to December 13, 2022, 4:00 PM

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Studying in Germany

Germany has many different kinds of universities that offers Bachelors, Master, PhD and more - all in excellent quality. But with so many to choose from, it's not always easy to navigate your way through the university landscape. Help is right here for you!

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Cooperation Programmes and Funding - South Asia

Get to know various funding schemes for the South Asian region that the DAAD offers or is involved in, of course in the sphere of higher education and research. Also learn about various DAAD activities to connect universities and some good practice examples.

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German Studies

There are many reasons for learning and studying the German language: better career prospects, a desired study or research stay in Germany, as well as cultural, political or economic interests. If you are a student or teacher of German studies, then this is the page for you!

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DAAD Alumni South Asia

The DAAD would like to keep in touch with you even after your funding period has ended. This longstanding relationship between you and the DAAD expands in the form of a strong network over the South Asian region – India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

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Bachelor Studies

Germany is renowned for the excellent quality of education it provides. A bachelor's degree comes right after higher secondary and as a number of different examination boards come in play at this stage, a close look at eligibility for a German bachelor's programme assumes importance.

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Master Studies

Every year, thousands of international students choose to do their Master's in Germany. There are very good reasons for this. These include among others International Programmes taught in English, excellent quality of education, no tuition fees, promising career opportunities and above all the vibrant social and cultural milieu.

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PhD Studies

Germany’s higher education institutions enjoy an excellent reputation. Teaching and research provide key impulses for innovation and progress. The German doctorate enjoys an outstanding reputation in all disciplines.

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“Putting yourself into challenging situations is, in my opinion, one of the best ways to find self-confidence and to develop yourself. And going to another country without knowing a single person is such a situation.”

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Are you a German Studies student interested staying in touch with the language and culture? This session is just the right space for you to get all your questions about Germany answered. No prerequisites other than curiosity! Join DAAD-lecturers and Language Assistants for a relaxed round of Q/A on Saturday 15th of Oct.

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„Resilient Societies“ was the topic of the ECR Symposium that was organised by the DAAD together with the Max Weber Forum and the M.S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies. It took place from 6-8 Sep. 2022 for young researchers in the field of HSS.

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Are you a German Studies student interested in linguistics? The workshop introduces the basics of cognitive linguistics in a playful way. No prerequisites other than curiosity! Join DAAD-lecturer Michael on Sat, 17 September.

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  • DAAD Young Ambassadors

    Young Ambassadors are students who have studied or carried out research at a university or a research centre in Germany and are interested in promoting Germany as a destination for higher learning.

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  • DAAD Research Ambassadors

    DAAD has an extensive network of Research Ambassadors spread over India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. They have been involved in advanced research projects in Germany and are interested in promoting research in Germany among peers and students.

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German News Service

Does it make sense to switch to heat pumps in older buildings?

Does it make sense to switch to heat pumps in older buildings?

In light of the energy crisis, demand for heat pumps is on the rise — even for older buildings. Here's a breakdown of whether it makes sense to switch and why proper consultation beforehand is key.

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Starlings and their fascinating flight formations

Starlings and their fascinating flight formations

These birds form incredible, moving shapes in the sky that researchers believe serve a key purpose: safety. These so-called murmurations are also a treat for observers and photographers.

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Testosterone - what it is and how it affects health

Testosterone - what it is and how it affects health

Testosterone is the primary sex hormone in males and plays a key role in reproduction, growth, and maintenance of a healthy body. But what happens when T-levels drop? And how can you prevent that happening? DW's Derrick Williams is 'asking for a friend'.

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Methane: What's the big deal?

Methane: What's the big deal?

Methane leaking from pipelines on the floor of the Baltic Sea are only the tip of the iceberg: Scientists have reported that methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are far worse than previously thought.

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Water scarcity triggers fierce competition — also in Germany

Water scarcity triggers fierce competition — also in Germany

Climate change threatens to dry up the planet and the global water crisis sees the competition for water becoming ever more fierce. Conflicts over the scarce commodity are increasing everywhere. Even in Germany.

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Hydrogen: What's the big deal?

Hydrogen: What's the big deal?

Hydrogen has been hyped as key to a global energy transition. After a slow start, it has received a boost from a Canada-Germany deal. So what does the future hold for the low-carbon fuel?

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