Articles and Interviews

Transformation through science


By promoting research projects by African postdoc and doctoral candidates and enabling them to network with experts in specialist working groups, the DAAD has been making an important contribution towards climate protection and the promotion of academic research in Africa since mid-2019. The project is financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The first – virtual – symposium for climapAfrica (climate change research Alumni and Postdocs in Africa) will take place at the end of October. 

Sino-German Alumni Expert Network

“A dating platform for engineers”

The Sino-German Alumni Expert Network for Engineering is one of seven expert networks launched by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in October 2017 as part of the Sino-German Alumni Networks project (DCHAN for short). These networks promote exchange with China as an increasingly important research location and market, and build bridges even in politically difficult times.