Dr. Martin Ney is German Ambassador-designate
The German Embassy New Delhi is delighted to announce the recent arrival of German Ambassador-designate Dr. Martin Ney. From July 2012 until recently, he was the Legal Adviser of the German Foreign Office. For more details, follow the link to Ambassador Ney’s curriculum vitae.
Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney's CV
The 14th European Maccabi Games have been officially opened at the Waldbühne Berlin. Federal President Joachim Gauck expressed his delight that the Games are being held for the first time ever in Berlin.
A recent survey reports that Germany was the first choice for 61 per cent of international students studying in the country (up from 47 per cent in 2009). It also reports that the procedure for recognising foreign qualifications has improved: In 2012 the rate of recognition of foreign academic degrees was 75 per cent, compared to only 60 per cent in 2009.
The German travel industry expects a record year for sales, German media reported Monday.
The opening of the legendary Bayreuth Festival on Saturday was a success, with the audience hailing the premiere of "Tristan and Isolde." For Chancellor Angela Merkel, however, the evening wasn't without problems.
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.
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Call for Entries
To encourage environmental journalism in India, GIZ India along with IFAT India, and under the patronage of the German Embassy, has been organising the All India Environmental Journalism Competition since 2013. The third All India Environmental Journalism Competition 2015 is being organised in association with IFAT India, ICLEI South Asia, The Third Pole, Asian College of Journalism and DW Akademie. Last date for submission of entries is August 15, 2015. For more details on how to participate, please click
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.