View from the Charminar Monument overlooking the city of Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in the southern part of India. Image Credit: Eva Tiemann
Freie Universität’s liaison office in New Delhi is located in the German House for Research and Innovation (GHRI). Here Ulrich Podewils (1st row, left) is shown with representatives of the other members in GHRI. Image Credit: Ulrich Podewils
Students in India are interested in getting information about Freie Universität. Image Credit: Eva Tiemann
Freie Universität’s liaison office in New Delhi supports and facilitates academic exchange with its Indian partners. Its doors are open to students and scholars in India who are interested in the excellent teaching and research opportunities at Freie Universität.
News from Jan 21, 2015
The liaison office in New Delhi maintains partnerships with selected universities in India. It recruits Indian graduate students interested in working on a doctorate in Germany, and it supports members of Freie Universität in planning and implementing conferences and other events on the subcontinent.
The main areas of cooperation with the University of Delhi and the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi are in the humanities, political science, and cultural studies. With the University of Delhi there are also several joint projects in chemistry.
In 2012 an agreement was reached with Pondicherry University that Freie Universität would provide support in developing a graduate program in European Studies and in providing German instruction for students.
Since July 2013, Freie Universität Berlin has been involved in two Erasmus Mundus projects with India: the two projects, EMINTE and EUPHRATES, both have 18 participating partner institutions including the University of Pune, the Jawaharlal Nehru University, the IIT Bombay, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Through GATE, an Erasmus Mundus Mobility Project with Asia that was approved in 2012, Freie Universität partners with the IIT Madras.