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Summer Semester 2017


9th Cologne India Week - Opening Night

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  • Foto: Sarah-Marleen Dannenberg
  • Foto: Sarah-Marleen Dannenberg
  • Foto: Sarah-Marleen Dannenberg
  • Foto: Sarah-Marleen Dannenberg
  • Foto: Sarah-Marleen Dannenberg
  • Foto: Sarah-Marleen Dannenberg

27 June 2017

On June 23rd, the 9th Cologne India Week was traditionally launched at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum at Neumarkt. Among the speakers and honored guests were Mr. Andreas Wolter, the Vice Mayor of the City of Cologne, and Ms. Soni Dahiya, the Consul for Political, Press, Information, and Culture at the Consulate General of India Frankfurt. Visitors were able to try home made samosas and watch traditional as well as Bollywood dancing.

The Cologne India Week offers events, such as Indian cooking classes, cultural guided tours, art exhibitions, yoga lessons, dance classes, movie showings, and business talks, all exploring the colorful Indian culture. For an overview please see our program. This year's India Week runs from June 23rd through July 2nd. 


Falling Walls Lab India 2017 - Call for Applications

1 June 2017

Great Minds - 3 Minutes - 1 Day

Share your innovative idea - may it be a research project, business plan, entrepreneurial or social initiative that is relevant to the world of today - in 3 minutes - at the Falling Wall Lab India 2017 taking place in Chennai, win a scholarship and travel to the finale in Berlin!


12 June 2017: Application deadline for Falling Walls Lab India 

12 August 2017: Falling Walls Lab India at IIT Madras 

8 November 2017: Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin

Further Information 

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The DAAD/DWIH will arrange the travel (within India) and stay in Chennai of the candidates selected for the Falling Walls Lab India. 

The Falling Walls Lab India is hosted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) with the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.