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Webinar series: Do your research career in Germany

Join our webinars with experts from German research institutions, companies and testimonials from all over the world.


Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung: scholarships for international and doctoral students

Through its scholarship programme, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung supports master's and doctoral students from all over the world. The deadline for applicants already in Germany ends on 15 July.

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Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Through its Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation makes it possible for international researchers to establish a working group in Germany. Applications can be submitted until 31 July 2019.

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Green technology

Climate change is now having noticeable effects, and there is increasing awareness that we cannot simply continue as before. Green technology research plays a key role in worldwide efforts to stop the global warming process. You can also read in this edition how a computer scientist is developing data analysis tools, find out about the value of education today, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

Newsletter: June 2019
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Number of the Month: 195 million years

That is how old the dinosaur eggs are that were found in China in 2013. Bonn palaeontologist Martin Sander was a member of the team that examined the eggs.

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Professor Blossfeld, are educational qualifications worth less these days?

The number of students in Germany has risen by nearly a million to around 2.8 million in the last ten years alone. What are the consequences for graduates of this inflation in terms of academic qualifications? The sociologist Hans-Peter Blossfeld provides some answers.