Building bridges between Germany and Southeast Asia

SEAMEO RIHED-DAAD Study Visit 2017: group photograph DAAD/Wolfgang Hübner-Stauf

What approaches exist for collaboration between higher education institutions and research institutes in Germany and Southeast Asia? This and other questions were the focus of the first study tour organised by the DAAD in cooperation with its Southeast Asian partner SEAMEO RIHED.


Climate change and food security: research seeks new answers

Group photograph during the CLIFOOD launch event at the University of Hohenheim Food Security Center/Oskar Eyb

The German-Ethiopian Graduate School CLIFOOD focuses on urgent questions of the future. The findings of its researchers are very beneficial, especially in the region of East Africa affected by extreme drought.


UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn: “Forest conservation offers great potential”

Carolle Alarcon privat

Brazilian Carolle Alarcon Eichmann is aware of the value of forests for climate protection. As a scholarship holder of the DAAD’s Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) programme she is studying Tropical Forestry at Technische Universität Dresden.


“I wanted to be where the answers to diseases come from”

Nyanda Elias Ntinginya Florian Peljak

Sein Weg hat Dr. Nyanda Elias Ntinginya von einem kleinen Dorf am Victoriasee bis an die Spitze des renommierten Mbeya Medical Research Center in Tansania geführt. Unterstützt wurde er auf diesem Weg von seinen Eltern, von leidenschaftlichen Forschern und Ärzten – und vom exceed-Programm des DAAD für Hochschulexzellenz in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit.


Postdoc-NeT 2017: nano-worlds and new opportunities

Very welcome guests: participants of the Networking Tour chosen by the DAAD FAZIT Communication GmbH/Bettina Mittelstraß

The DAAD invited outstanding nanoscientists from all over the world to take a look at career paths in Germany during the one-week Postdoctoral Researchers’ Networking Tour (Postdoc-NeT). The highly qualified chemists, physicists and materials scientists were clearly impressed and made large numbers of contacts in their field.