Higher Education and Science

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Get the latest news and updates on education, research, science and technology in Germany.  

Promoting top-level research 'Made in Germany'

Science in Germany

Germany offers a diversity of research locations: universities, universities of applied sciences, non-university institutes, companies, and Federal as well as Länder (state) institutions. There are approximately 750 public-funded research institutions in Germany, apart from research and development centres run by industrial corporations. Here is an overview.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Hannover Messe 2015

Bilateral Cooperation & Exchange

Indo-German cooperation in science and technology is a defining pillar of our bilateral relationship. India and Germany maintain a highly dynamic academic exchange and a vast array of bilateral research projects to jointly develop the technologies of the future.

Doctoral scholarships for the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies


About 300,000 foreign students currently study in Germany, of which 15,529 are Indians. Most of the German universities are sponsored by the state to keep study-fees affordable, and the number of scholarships available keeps increasing. For updates on scholarships and call for applications, refer to our newsletter Wiss-Nama.

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Higher Education and Science

DAAD - Siemens offer post-graduate research programme