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The following pages contain news of international research policy activities pursued in specific regions by the DFG Head Office and the DFG offices abroad.

International Activities

DFG President at the United Nations

Katja Becker stressed on her speech the significance of basic research in realising the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Interner Linkmore

Institutional visit at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati; (L to R) Prof. Mihir Kumar Purkait, IIT; Ms. Anuroopa Dixit, DAAD; Ms Aditi Gosavi, DAAD; Prof. Parameswar K. Iyer, IIT; Prof. K.V. Krishna, IIT; Prof. Sumana Dutta, IIT & Dr. Vaibh

Joint Institute Visits to India

Joint Outreach activity of the India Offices of DAAD and DFG in Guwahati and Aizawl, India. Interactions with faculty at Universities and Research Institutes highlight the potential of the region. Interner Linkmore

German-Korean Funding Programme

The DFG and the NRF are pleased to announce a call for proposals for German-Korean joint workshops and research visits. This initiative aims to bring together researchers from Germany and South Korea. Interner Linkmore

DFG Representation Abroad

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize Online Conference

In honour of DFG Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize winners of 2019, Prof. Dr. Stefan Aykut at the University of Hamburg and Dr. Jonathan Donges at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, the DFG and the German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo are presenting the second Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Prize Online Conference. Interner Linkmore

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"Research in Germany" at ASM Microbe

After a pandemic-related hiatus, ASM Microbe 2022 brought microbiologists from around the world to Washington, D.C. From June 10-12, the DFG and partners provided information on funding and research opportunities in Germany at the "Research in Germany" information booth.
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“Been in America”                      

Dr. Arvid Herrmann has held a Walter Benjamin Fellowship from the DFG at the UT in Austin, where he is conducting research in Prof. Torii’s group in the Department of Molecular Biosciences on bioactive molecules and their effects on the development of the stomata of Arabidopsis leaves.
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Further News from the International Activities and from the DFG-Offices Abroad.