PROMINENT GERMAN S&T INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA
Max Planck Society
Comprising of 83 institutes across Germany, it supports cutting-edge research in natural, life and social sciences, as well as the humanities. In 2014, 807 scientists from India visited Max Planck institutes for research and 47 collaborative projects were undertaken with Indian research facilities.
German Research Foundation (DFG)
DFG serves all branches of science by funding research projects and facilitating cooperation among researchers. It also co-sponsors the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, during which young Indian scientists get to meet Nobel Prize winners and visit premier scientific institutes in Germany.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
DAAD is the world’s largest funding organisation supporting the international exchange of students and scholars. It has a strong presence in India, including solid collaborations with various Indian ministries. It also promotes the internationalisation of German universities and the German language, and advises on culture, education and development.
With over 80 institutes and research units in Germany, it is the world’s largest organisation for applied research. Its centres conduct application-oriented research that drives economic development and serves the wider benefit of society. Its representative office in India acts as a bridge between Indian customers and Fraunhofer scientists, and is already working with 30 leading companies in India.
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
AvH promotes international research cooperation in all disciplines. It enables highly qualified scholars to stay in Germany for extended periods of research.
German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH)
DWIH New Delhi represents 15 German organisations in India. It serves as a window to German science and research for interested students, researchers and potential partner institutions in India. (Read more)