German and Indian School exchange partners visit German Embassy

Nov 2, 2017

The Culture Department of the German Embassy received the students and teachers of Rukmini Devi Public School (RDPS) Pitampura, Delhi and Obermenzinger Gymnasium, Munich at the German Embassy on 1st November.

Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Cultural Counselor, German Embassy with the students Enlarge image Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Cultural Counselor, German Embassy with the students (© German Embassy New Delhi)

The Cultural Counselor, Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg addressed the guests and apprised them of the existing cooperation and exchange programmes between India and Germany in the field of school education. “These programmes bring young minds from different cultures together and help to build new friendships and get familiar with different culture and lifestyle”, he underlined.

11 pupils and 2 teachers from Munich visited India as exchange partners of RDPS. Many fruitful exchanges took place during the meet at the Embassy as the participants discussed the benefits of exchange programmes at school level. The pupils from the Obermenzinger Gymnasium also shared their enriching experience in India. Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Cultural Counselor, German Embassy with the students Enlarge image Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Cultural Counselor, German Embassy with the students (© German Embassy New Delhi)

RDPS offers German language in their curriculum. There are more than 200 German learners in the school. These students get plethora of opportunities to participate in various competitions and workshops organized by the German cultural institute in Delhi - Goethe Institute Max Mueller Bhavan – e.g. Presentation making, Scholarship Programmes, T-Shirt designing & various other International German Enlarge image Competitions.

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German and Indian School exchange partners visit German Embassy

Group of students from Indian and German School with Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg, Cultural Counsellor, German Embassy