Ambassador Dr. Ney presents credentials

Ambassador Dr. Ney presents credentials

Today, 2nd September 2015, Dr. Martin Ney has presented his letter of credence to India’s President Pranab Mukherjee in a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and is now Germany’s new Ambassador to India.

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Ambassador Dr. Ney's welcome message

Ambassador Dr. Ney's CV

Fireworks World Championships in Berlin

Fireworks World Championship in Berlin

Top pyrotechnicians from six countries will soon be painting their fleeting pictures in Berlin's night sky at the tenth Pyronale which takes place on 4th and 5th September 2015.

25 years German Unification Treaty

25 years of German Unification Treaty

On 31st August 1990 negotiators from both East and West signed the Unification Treaty. It settled the accession of the GDR to the Federal Republic.

Sasic receives Golden Boot and player of the year award

Sasic receives Golden Boot and player of the year award

Celia Sasic received further honours during the opening ceremony of the Allianz Women's Bundesliga after having already been crowned European Player of Year on Thursday in Monaco.

First official visit to Pakistan

First official visit to Pakistan

After visiting Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled on to neighbouring Pakistan. Relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan have a crucial role to play in the development of the entire region. In the run up to his visit, the German Foreign Minister explained that the agreement of the two countries on a joint strategy against terrorism and violence was “the key to stability and development in the region”.

GWP Water Awards India 2015

GWP-Award India 2015: Water Re-use from municipal or industrial waste water

German Water Partnership (GWP) invites applications for the “GWP-Award India” for young water professionals, specialising in the issue of water and wastewater. The topic of this year is “Water Re-use from municipal or industrial waste water”. The application deadline is September 6, 2015.


Call for IMPRS-ESM fellowhips 2016

The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM), located in Hamburg, Germany, offers fellowships to outstanding students interested in interdisciplinary climate research. The PhD program is open to applicants holding a Master’s degree in physics, geophysical sciences, chemistry, ecology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or political science. Application deadline is September 15, 2015.

The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow's leaders

The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow's leaders

If you are a prospective leader from Brazil, China, India, Russia or the USA and have already acquired initial leadership experience, if you work in a sector such as politics, economics, the media, administration and culture and would be interested in spending a year working on a project you have developed yourself with a host of your choice in Germany, then apply for 'The German Chancellor Fellowship' for tomorrow's leaders. Application Deadline is September 15, 2015.

Medienbotschafter Indien-Deutschland

Call for Applications: Germany fellowships for Indian journalists

Indian journalists can now apply for the Media Ambassadors India-Germany fellowship program by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the International Media Center Hamburg. Successful candidates will visit Germany from April to June 2016. The application deadline for Indian journalists is October 31, 2015. 

For more information about the program and the application process please visit

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What's Up Germany: Berlin Special is now live!

What's Up Germany launches a special Berlin edition.

A special edition to commemorate 25 years of Fall of the Berlin Wall. Come explore history with us.

Deutsche Welle's new English-language TV channel

New Logo of DW News

Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.

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Portal - Make it in Germany

The 'Make it in Germany' portal gives the key information about making a career and living in Germany.

German Information Centre South Asia

German Information Centre, South Asia

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Zeitschrift Deutschland

The latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland takes a closer look at Germany’s multifaceted research landscape.