Starting academic year 2017, Anna Kuhnt and Devi Arand have joined the JNU and University of Pune respectively as DAAD Lektors. DAAD appoints visiting faculty (Lektoren) for German as a foreign language and other disciplines at various universities in the region. DAAD Lektoren provide information about German language, culture, society, history, politics and support the host universities with expertise and information about developments in the field.
At present this network of DAAD Lektors covers:
- IIT Madras: Johannes Wenzel
- Jawaharlal Nehru University: Anna Kuhnt
- University of Delhi: Dr Maja Nemere
- University of Pune: Devi Arand