German Chancellor Fellowship for young leaders from India

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in cooperation with the German Embassy and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) organised an information session about the German Chancellor Fellowship for prospective leaders from India on 28th March at the German Embassy.
Ambassador Dr Martin Ney gave the opening speech and highlighted the longstanding bilateral cooperation in science and technology between India and Germany. He said: “Our science cooperation dates back to the 1950s when IIT Madras was established with assistance from Germany. Today, our partnership in science and technology is thriving. Close to 14,000 Indian students are currently studying in Germany – a figure that has more than doubled in the past 4 years. Indians now form the second largest group of foreign students in Germany."
Bernhard Steinrücke, Director General, IGCC, also welcomed the guests in his welcome speech which was followed by a presentation on the “German Chancellor Fellowship for prospective leaders from India” by Walter Denk and Lisa Plitt from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The presentations were followed by a Q&A session.Alexander von Humboldt Foundation invites applications from young professionals from wide range of fields such as politics, business, media, public administration, society and culture from India, Brazil, China, Russia and the USA. The Fellowship for prospective leaders offers up to 50 talented young professionals an opportunity to spend a year in Germany and work on a project that they have developed themselves together with their German host.
The info-session was followed by a dinner at the Ambassador’s Residence.

German Chancellor Fellowship for young leaders from India

German Chancellor Fellowship for young leaders from India