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German year in Brazil

VU International News and Reviews No. 07 June 3 2013

June 2013

On 15 May 2013, DAAD President Prof. Margret Wintermantel together with the Federal President Joachim Gauk inaugurated the scientific programme of the German Year in Brazil. With a seminar for alumni on the occasion of the 40 years anniversary of the DAAD office in Rio de Janeiro, the career fair “Trained in Germany” as well as various other contributions, the DAAD is organising the scientific programme of the German Year under the slogan “Germany+Brazil 2013-2014: Where ideas connect”.
DAAD maintains and funds 11 positions for German academics in Brazil. In the first year of Science without Borders, over 1200 Brazilian students (including PhD students) were selected to come to Germany.

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