Indo German Institutional Networking Forum, Hyderabad 2017

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Event Information

February 23, 2017

Organizer(s): DWIH - German Centre for Research and Innovation New Delhi

The Indo-German Institutional Networking Forum aims at providing a platform for Indian and German institutions to establish academic and scientific cooperation by engaging in discussions around areas of common interests.

Academicians, scientists and university administrators from India can book one-on-one appointments online and meet with representatives of the German institutions, who will be travelling to Hyderabad for this forum.

Representatives of Indian institutions are welcome to register themselves on This will allow them to browse the profiles and interest areas of the German institutions and book appointments.

The deadline for booking appointments is 10 February 2017.

DWIH Institutional Matchmaking, Hyderabad 2017
Venue: The Park Hotel, Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Hyderabad
Date: Thursday, 23 February 2017
Time: 11:00 – 17:00 hrs

Read below to get a sneak-peek at the profiles and interest areas of the participating German Universities and Institutions:

  1. Bavarian Universities (BayIND) – Funded by the Bavarian Ministry for Education, Science and the Arts, the Bavarian-Indian Centre for Business and University Cooperation (BayIND) was set-up in order to coordinate and promote the university cooperation between Bavaria and India. BayInd wishes to collaborate with Indian higher education universities with similar focus and with an objective to build cooperation with one of the Bavarian State Universities.
  2. University of Bayreuth (UBT) – The University of Bayreuth (UBT) is a dynamic, research-oriented campus university offering its 13,500 students from Germany and abroad an ideal learning environment and internationally oriented programmes of study that are held entirely in English. UBT specialises in the development of interdisciplinary subjects and focuses on interdisciplinary research and science. Moreover, it also has a close network of strategically selected international partners and research project partnerships and plans to collaborate with Indian institutions having great academic record.
  3. Freie Universität Berlin – Freie Universität Berlin is a leading research institution receiving additional funding for its institutional future development strategy. It is a hub for development and assessment of research projects within various focus areas, research networks, and platforms for interdisciplinary collaborative research. Being a broad-based university with 15 departments and central institutes, Freie Universität offers over 150 degree programs across a wide range of subjects.
  4. Heidelberg University – The disciplines taught at Heidelberg University encompass the humanities, the social sciences, law, natural sciences, and the life sciences, including medicine. With exchange programmes around 450 universities across the world, 23 university partnerships, 2 international Research Training Groups and membership in the league of European Research Universities (lERU) and the Coimbra Group, Heidelberg University demonstrates remarkable global interconnectedness.
  5. Forschungszentrum Jülich – Forschungszentrum Jülich is a member of the Helmholtz Association and with around 5,700 employees it is one of Europe’s largest research centres. Pursuing cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and developing key technologies, the activities of Forschungszentrum Jülich focus on the fields of information technology and brain research as well as on energy and the environment. The cooperation of researchers is characterized by unique expertise and infrastructure in physics, materials science, nanotechnology, and supercomputing.
  6. Universität Kaiserslautern – The University of Kaiserslautern is a research-oriented university focusing on graduate education and applied pure research. With its technological profile, the university is strongly linked to international industries and has acquired an impressive reputation for excellence in several disciplines, attracting international attention. Kaiserslautern is recognized as one of the largest IT clusters in Europe and its students and scientists profit from the university’s close cooperation with numerous research institutes and companies.
  7. Leipzig University – Leipzig University is one of the oldest universities in Germany and its 600 years of research and teaching has resulted into development of main research topics in natural sciences, life sciences/medicine and area studies/philology. Leipzig University looks forward to joining forces with interested international partners to not only extend collaborations with their Graduate School BuildMoNa, but also expand their personal scientific network.
  8. Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg – Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg is one of Germany’s newest universities and is becoming increasingly more important as a centre for education and research. The conditions for students are ideal, with modern laboratories, experimental workshops and clinics equipped with high-performance computers and an excellent staff-student ratio. The university maintains over 300 partnerships with 245 institutions in 60 countries at university, faculty and institute level.
  9. Technical University of Munich (TUM) – Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading research universities focusing on areas such as the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences and medicine, combined with economic and social sciences. In order to strengthen their Indian ties, TUM aims at partnering with outstanding Indian students and scientists, facilitating knowledge exchange and research cooperation and fostering alumni relations and expanding the alumni network in India.
  10. Saarland University -The University`s profile is predominantly shaped by Informatics, Nanotechnology and Life Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering and by a European focus in Language, Literature, Law and Economics. It is home to high-calibre internationally recognized research, rich network of high-quality research establishments and stimulating research environment. The university hopes to meet the representatives of local Indian Universities who would like their PhD students or even their lecturers to visit Saarland University.
  11. Fachverband Deutsch als Fremdsprache (FaDaF e.V.) – FaDaF e.V., the Professional Association German as a Foreign Language is a consortium of eight high-quality language institutes. Located in different German university cities, FaDaF e.V. offers intensive German language and pre-study programmes for university and job preparation, technical German courses, summer courses and internationally recognised German exams (DSH, TestDaF, telc) at reasonable fees. The consortium maintains numerous partnerships with higher education institutes and is able to contrive tailor-made programmes for its partners.
  12. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – DAAD aims at providing support to Indian institutions in identifying suitable German partners and fund institutional partnerships under their various institutional and cooperation based funding programmes. In order to accomplish this, DAAD looks out for institutions with a strong international focus and those having German collaboration/connection.