German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU) are organising an international online conference

‘Connecting Germany and South Asia – The Future of Higher Education and Research Cooperation’, 18-22 October 2021

This conference is spread over five days and includes focussed sessions, panel discussions and keynotes. Dedicated B2B meetings offer a platform to engage with potential cooperation partners. The conference brings together academics and working professionals from universities and non-university research institutions in Germany, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

  • connect with institutions looking for cooperation and international exchange
  • learn about the latest trends and challenges in internationalisation
  • network with prospective collaborators
  • learn more about funding opportunities

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Conference Programme

18 October 2021
– How Indian Universities should prepare for internationalisation of higher education
– Internationalisation in times of pandemic: Challenges and opportunities
– The New Education Policy of India (NEP): Opening new vistas for internationalization
– Inbound international student mobility: Why and how to boost
– Global networks: The role of alumni relations in internationalisation

19 October 2021
– Changing mobility patterns across the world with a focus on South Asia
Panel discussion:
– Internationalisation of higher education in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka
– The internationalisation of higher education institutions in 2030

20 October – 22 October 2021
B2B Meetings

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