Jointly organised by the European Commission, the African Union Commission and four higher education stakeholder organisations of EU member states - the German Academic Exchange Service, British Council, Campus France and Nuffic - this high-level conference will highlight the importance of collaboration in higher education between the two continents.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has won the Special Award for Best Image Video at the ZEIT Career Award 2019. The video is part of the DAAD campaign “Study in Germany-Land of Ideas” that turns foreign students into video bloggers. The prize was awarded in Berlin last week.
With the Grimm-Awards 2019, the German Academic Exchange Service has recognized the work of the Prof. Dr. Yoshiki Mori from Tokio and Dr. Rana Raeisi Dastenaei from Iran who are doing research in the fields of German language and literature.
The Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced the two winners of this year’s and last year’s Nobel Prize for Literature: Both Olga Tokarczuk (Prize for 2018) and Peter Handke (Prize 2019) are alumni of the Berlin Artists’ Program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). More Information in German.
With the Ladislao-Mittner-Award 2019, the German Academic Exchange Service has recognized the work and research of Dr. Gabriele D'Ottavio (University of Trient). The researcher was awarded in the context of the annual conference of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica at the Università del Salento.
On the occasion of the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt (September 14, 1769 - May 6, 1859), the Humboldt Forum, together with the Goethe-Institut, will hold a two-day public celebration on 13 and 14 September 2019.