German Consulate General in Bengaluru
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In 2011, Sebastian Loerscher – a graphic artist and illustrator – came to visit Bangalore for the first time where he was wandering the streets sketching the everyday life in the city with colour pens...
Sketching at a construction site
The Consul General of Germany Mr. Rohde took a delegation of 24 German companies in Bangalore for a facilitation meeting with the Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries & Com...
Meeting Commissioner for Industrial Development
On Thursday 27th November 2014, Mr. Rohde held a keynote address at the certificate awarding ceremony of the 2013/14 batch of the Executive Business Management Program (EBMP) by the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC), a management program run by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC). The program’s objective is to equip middle management executives with a holistic, cross-functional exposure to all aspects of management, and the essential thought process and skills required for leadership positions within the organization. In his commencement speech, Mr. Rohde emphasized the importance of a life-long learning process and he acknowledged the students’ motivation to continuously improve themselves and be so driven to seek knowledge. Afterwards Mr. Rohde awarded the graduation certificates to the EBMP participants in the presence of their family and friends.
1000 students relive the dramatic incidents that toppled communist regimes in East Europe.
On 18th November, the Christ University main auditorium was transported to the era of cold war. About 1000 students watched intently a chilling documentary about the incidents that led to the Fall of the Berlin Wall. They were joined by three eyewitnesses that had lived those moments of history.
Mr. Lavertu, Mr. Brier and Ms. Christ enjoying the documentary
The main auditorium, Christ University
Mr Brier, the deputy head of mission of UK and Mr. Lavertu Consul General of France in Bangalore
The Consul General Mr. Rohde giving a talk
Mr. Rohde flanked by Mr. Lavertu on the left and Mr. Brier on the right
The annual Oktoberfest organised by the Indo German Cultural Society was again a successful event.
The evening started with the traditional ceremony of opening the keg of beer (O' zapft is) by Mr Subrata Haldar and Mr Jörn Rohde.
German Consul Jörn Rohde enjoying the party with Subrata Haldar, President of the Indo German Cultural Society
Cheerful opening of the Oktoberfest
Chief Secretary Mr Kaushik Mukherjee enjoying the Oktoberfest with Consul General Mr Jörn Rohde
German Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde welcoming the crowd to yet another Oktoberfest
The "Reisbacher Musikanten" 22 member Bavarian got the vibe going
The German Consulate in cooperation with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and German Business Group organized a site visit to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL).
Almost 30 participants ...
German delegation visits Bangalore Metro
The 2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day was inaugrated on 6th October in Kochi by Honorable Oommen Chandy, Chief Minister of Kerals together with Mr. Jörn Rohde, German Consul General.
2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day
Consul General at the German Pavilion of EP India/LaserIndia
The electronica India & productronica India took place on 23-25 September 2014 together with LASER India at Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC). 20 companies took part in the German pavilion, the official German representation at international fairs. The Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde hosted a lunch at the German pavilion. He gave a talk on investment opportunities in Karnataka and the growth of bilateral trade between India and Germany. Later he took a tour of the participating exhibitors at the German pavilion.
The Consul General of Bangalore, Mr. Rohde was one of the chief guests at the Inter Solar Summit on 22nd September 2014. The conference was about solar energy in India and the key areas of discussion ...
The Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Jörn Rohde visited the RV College of Engineering at Kengeri recently.
During his visit he interacted with the Principal Prof. Dr. B. S. Satyanarayana, P...
German Consul visits R.V. College of Engineering
Interview of German Consul General in Advantage Karnataka
An interview of the Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Rohde is featured in the current issue September-October 2014 of Advantage Karnataka. The interview was conducted by Mr. Sunny Jerome. Mr. Rohde spoke about the trade relations between India and Germany, potential for economic growth between Germany and Karnataka, initiatives made by the German government and experience of German companies in Karnataka among other things. Please click on the link below to read the complete interview.
Interview [pdf, 263.85k]
Consul General meets Govenor of Karnataka
German Consul General, Mr. Jörn Rohde, met the new govenor of Karnataka, His Excellency, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai vala, on September 16 at Raj Bhavan.
Sharrmadaa Baluu of Bangalore has been identified by the Schüttler Waske Tennis-University of Germany as a promising young talent and has opened doors to their training academy for her.
After going t...
Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science", from 5th to 7th September 2014
The Alexander von Humboldt Association (AvH) is among the leading research funding organizations worldwide. The foundation is known for its generous research fellowships offered to scientists from various disciplines. The Humboldt foundation promotes education and research, and fosters collaboration with Germany. In order to maintain a closely knit network AvH is also financing re-visits of scholars to Germany for short periods of time, as well as scientific conferences. On the occasion of these “Humboldt Kollegs”, renowned Humboldtians and other eminent scientists from India and Germany deliver scientific talks and participate in panel discussions to strengthen the interdisciplinary collaborations for sustainable progress and robust scientific endeavors.
Humboldt Alumni are scientifically very active at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and various other research institutes across India. As part of its Annual Event for the year 2014, AvH Alumni at IISc organized an interdisciplinary Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science: catalyst for sustainable progress” from 5th to 7th September 2014. The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Academic Exchange (DAAD) German Research Foundation (DFG) supported the event with their active participation.
"We had a great time in Germany - and now we can stay in touch via the Alumniportal Deutschland!"
More than 100.000 members from 190 countries have alredy registered themselves on the Alumniportal Germany. The portal is meant for Germany-Alumni, i.e. poeple from all over the world, who studied, researched or worked in Germany or who have had an education at a German institution abroad.
German President Joachim Gauck visits Bangalore
On his first State Visit to India, Federal President Joachim Gauck and Ms. Daniela Schadt came to Bangalore from 7 - 9 February 2014.
Their agenda included a visit of Infosys and Bosch as well as interactions with Unicef, Don Bosco and the Gubbi Coir Cluster Unit.
The Federal President was be accompanied by a German business delegation who visited companies in the Bangalore region.