Dr Frey, Chairman, OAV and Ambassador Dr Martin Ney

Ambassador Dr Ney speaks about business opportunities in India at OAV meeting in Hamburg

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, gave the key note speech on India as a business destination at the German Asia-Pacific Business Association’s (OAV) annual meeting on 23rd-24th March in Hamburg.

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DAFI scholars who are currently pursuing their higher education in Delhi

Germany Finances Scholarships for Refugees in India

Four DAFI scholars, who are currently pursuing their higher education in Delhi, talk about their struggles as refugees and how the scholarship has helped them.

Ambassador Dr Ney hosts dinner for Airbus Group CEO

Ambassador Dr Ney hosts dinner for Airbus Group CEO

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney hosted a seated dinner on the occasion of the visit of Dr Thomas Enders, CEO Airbus Group – attended by Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India, French Ambassador, Alexandre Ziegler, and high ranking Indian businessmen in his Residence on 17th March.

“Alliance for Dual VET” (Vocational Education and Training) launched at high-level conference

Major boost for “Skill India”: Indian industrialists and leaders of major Indian companies launched the “Alliance for Dual VET” on 15th March. The Alliance was initiated and facilitated by German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney.

Chancellor Angela Merkel at CeBIT trade fair 2017

We must awaken enthusiasm for digitalisation: Chancellor Merkel at CeBIT 2017

At the opening of the CeBIT trade fair, Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on her audience to forge ahead with digitalisation to the benefit of all.

TheEnergiewende as a global project: On 20 March, Foreign Minister Gabriel opened the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue.

Towards a global Energiewende : Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017 starts

On 20th March, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, together with Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, opened the Third Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in the Federal Foreign Office.

Technische Universität Dresden

New Courses in Environmental Management in Technische Universität Dresden

Technische Universität Dresden invites applications for four Environmental Management courses to be held in 2017/18. The courses will cover environmental management as an integrated interdisciplinary field. The curriculum is organized in modules comprising issues of conservation and restoration ecology, water and atmosphere, soil and land resources, sustainable urban and regional development, waste management and circular economy, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Participants are expected to have relevant professional experience and to be nominated by their institution in a developing or emerging country. The program is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety.

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Startup with German 2017

Startup with German and win a trip to Germany

Startup with German is a project by the Goethe Institute in collaboration with the German Embassy, InDaF, ZfA and DAAD. Students and teachers are invited to participate in the project and win an opportunity to attend a three weeks language course in Germany. For further details, please log on to:


66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

The 66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017 has been announced for the categories piano, violin, oboe and guitar. Registration deadline is 31st March 2017.

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017 [pdf, 301.91k]

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Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

German Ambassador to India Dr. Martin Ney

Since July 2015 Dr. Martin Ney has been Germany’s Ambassador to India.