Recent announcements

Call for Proposals: DAAD Graduate School "Performing Sustainability. Cultures and Development in West Africa"

The interdisciplinary Graduate School ‘Performing Sustainability. Cultures and Development in West Africa’ is a collaborative training network for postgraduate students by the University of Hildesheim (Germany), the University of Maiduguri (Nigeria) and the University of Cape Coast (Ghana). The initiative is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and focuses on innovative research that brings together approaches from performance, arts and culture to bear on sustainable development as defined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A specific focus of the Graduate School is on issues of peace and conflict resolution.

Tell us your opinion: What does home mean for you?

Beyond your birthplace, how does home manifest for you? Is it familiar people or personal things? Certain locations or treasured memories? And can a foreign country – like Germany – become something like home? We are looking forward to reading your statements in the Community!

Kick-off for the "Palestinian-German Science Bridge"

The Palestinian-German Science Bridge is a pilot project financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF and implemented jointly by Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH and Palestinian Academy for Science and Technology PALAST to develop a joint research and education programme.

New publication: Annotated charts on the German higher education and research system

The bilingual online publication offers a concise summary of figures and charts on Germany’s academic and scientific landscape. Likewise, the reader finds conclusive information on the structure of the education system including the different types of higher education institutions, as well as numerous portraits of relevant organisations from science and research. The current issue was updated in summer 2016.