GAIN Annual Conference in San Francisco: “The free spirit will not be ousted”

Conference participants debating GAIN

At the 17th Annual Conference of the German Academic International Network (GAIN), more than 550 international scientists met in San Francisco from August 25 th to 27 th, 2017, to learn about research opportunities in Germany. Academics from third party countries were especially interested; some of them feel alienated by the political climate under the Trump administration.


Professor Max Huber, DAAD Vice President of many years’ standing, dies

DAAD/Eric A. Lichtenscheidt

The DAAD mourns the loss of former DAAD Vice President. Professor Dr. Max G. Huber passed away in Bonn on Monday, 20 March 2017, after a serious illness.


SDG Graduate Schools – Remedies from Africa

Norbert Sewald

A German-Cameroonian graduate school promotes the development of natural remedies. Ya-BiNaPA is a project of the new DAAD programme for bilateral graduate schools that is orient-ed according to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.


SHARE: United for Southeast Asian Higher Education


Harmonising the Southeast Asian Higher Education space based on the experience of the European „Bologna Process“: Marc Wilde, DAAD expert for Higher Education management, talks about SHARE (European Union Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region), explains the relevance of Quality Assurance and sketches the characteristics of cooperation with the ASEAN partners.


Higher education programme for refugees: The future after flight

Kurzfilm-Präsentation während der Tagung DAAD/Mobile Photos Bartek Wieczorek

The DAAD has been supporting universities with the integration of refugee students by means of several programmes for one year now. The feedback reported by project leaders in a first review in Bonn is very positive.