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Our team offers regular info sessions on study and research in Germany and DAAD scholarships! Check out upcoming info sessions and be sure to register

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  • DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg

    Jorissen Street SM3151, Third Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, University of the Witwatersrand. | PO Box 269, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg
    Telephone: +27 (0) 11 717 9334
    E-Mail: daad@wits.ac.za

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  • My GUIDE

    My GUIDE helps you find your way through the richness and diversity of German study programmes. Answer three simple questions to find the degree programme that best meets your expectations!

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  • Study and Research in South Africa

    Are you interested in studying, doing research or teaching in South Africa? Have you thought about completing an internship or learning a foreign language abroad? Here you can find all the information.

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    We offer info sessions on study and research in Germany and DAAD scholarships! Check out upcoming info sessions and recordings of completed sessions here!

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    The DAAD is all about international mobility! Here you may read personal accounts from DAAD South Africa partners, DAAD alumni members, DAAD scholarship holders and friends of the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg!

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News

Higher education institutions in Germany are to receive more money from the EU Erasmus+ programme to fund international travel for students and staff.

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This was an incredibly informative and unique opportunity, brought to South Africa by a specialist who personally examined over 9 000 FIB foils in TEM. The workshop was supported by the National Research Foundation and the Earth Science Department of UWC.

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I am very excited to have joined the DAAD South Africa Team this year in July, because somehow it feels like all roads have led me here.

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Through this experience, we gained valuable insights and engaged in meaningful discussions on important topics such as sustainability, intra-Africa collaborations, mobility, and the future of education. Furthermore, we had the opportunity to connect with and build relationships with colleagues from various universities and higher education institutions in South Africa and around the world.

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DAAD in Southern Africa

The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg provides information and consultation on study and research in Germany to South African institutions, members higher education management, academics, researchers and students.

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Alumni Services

In the eyes of the DAAD, the end of a funding period marks the beginning of a long-standing relationship with us. We aim to stay in touch with our alumni as well as help you get to know one another through a serious of programmes and activities. We also support you in setting up regional DAAD alumni clubs and other forms of networking opportunities.

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University Cooperation

German universities, as is the case all over the world, have broad networks of international partners. Through cooperation programmes among higher education institutions, DAAD supports German universities in expanding these networks.

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German News Service

Speeding up the mobility transition

Transport accounts for one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions in Germany. Efforts to meet climate targets by speeding up a mobility transition include solar-powered delivery boats and electrifying roads to cut truck emissions.

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Researchers reveal benefits of exercise as an antidepressant

As Dusseldorf hosts the Invictus Games for wounded soldiers, therapists and researchers have been discussing the effects of exercise on people with mood disorders. They say sports can help people overcome depression.

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Global talent: An anthropologist from China

Biao Xiang, a social anthropologist from China, is director at the Max Planck Institute for Ethnological Research. He admires the will to innovate in German society and sees hurdles for young Chinese academics when starting their careers.

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Cooking with grass pellets in Madagascar

Students from Madagascar and Germany have developed a highly efficient cooker that runs on miscanthus grass pellets. They hope the fuel can replace charcoal as the cooking fuel of choice and help stop deforestation.

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Restoring seagrass beds for climate protection

A new research project from the SeaStore network in Kiel hopes to combat climate change by -beds of seagrass in the Baltic Sea. It's painstaking work that requires patience and dedication.

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Madagascar: Leaf-tailed gecko confirmed as 'previously unknown'

A German-led team of scientists has identified a new gecko species after more than two decades. The animal was first discovered in Madagascar in 2000.

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