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Know-how for a Liveable Megacity
Dortmund and Quezon in the Philippines: The two different places of study provide Hieu Trong Nguyen with many ideas for his hometown Ho Chi Minh City. The DAAD scholarship holder wants to help transform the Vietnamese metropolis into a smart city.
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Network meetings 2019: Circuit Training and Reintegration
Exchanging experiences and shedding light on professional strengths – that was the motto of this year’s network meeting of scholarship holders of the EPOS- and Helmut-Schmidt-programme. 44 scholars from 29 countries were guests at the DAAD headquarters for two days where they had the opportunity to benefit from lectures and the experience of others.
Here are a few impressions:

 

Mastering the future
Career opportunities and personal perspectives were the focus of the network meeting of scholarship holders of the EPOS- and Helmut-Schmidt-programmes.
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Studying in Times of War
The obstacles were enormous, but despite the conflicts in Yemen, in 2016, Tariq Mohey Al-Dein was able to obtain the necessary visas to study in Germany and Egypt. As a DAAD scholarship holder, he completed the EPOS programme’s “International Education Management – INEMA”, a joint course between the Ludwigsburg University of Education and Helwan University in Cairo.
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UN Internship as Award and Opportunity
Tonghoin Pech wants to contribute to the sustainable economic development of his home country, Cambodia, as a change agent. To qualify himself for this role, the DAAD scholarship holder applied for a special position: an internship at the United Nations, funded through the Carlo Schmid Programme.
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Better Alternatives for Nigeria
Evelyn Ewere aspires to achieve a sustainable economy in her
home country Nigeria. The DAAD scholarship holder is researching bio-economic alternatives to fossil resources, oil in particular, at the Right Livelihood College in Bonn. She is receiving prominent support – from Alternative Nobel Laureate Nnimmo Bassey.
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For a worldwide sustainable developement
Our Multimedia Story has been expanded with the chapter
“Global Partnerships”.This is the third chapter, and it shows how scholarship holders and alumni of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses contribute to realising the Sustainable Development Goals. You can read about the role that equal partnerships and mutual trust play in this process here:
Multimedia Story

Have you ever thought about the situation of science
in Ghana, Pakistan or Lebanon?
We talked to three Master’s students at German universities. They come from countries in which freedom of science, is not as customary as it is in Germany. In three episodes, we discuss various topics and important differences.
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