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Albert’s Global Researcher Network Events

November 8-9, 2015


Falling Walls Conference


»the most amazing conference I have ever participated in«
Dr. Hong Jiang

Thanks to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Albert's Global Researcher Network had the opportunity to take two international scholars to this year's Falling Walls Conference in Berlin.

Besides the conference itslef Dr. Hong Jiang (Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne/Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne) and Dr. Nikolay Sitnikov (Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Cologne) were able to make use of the 'Brain Date' format to meet ohter participants and join the reception at the Axel Springer Building as well as the festive dinner at the DZ Bank Buliding... read more in the Albert's Researcher Alumni Newsletter article


September 23, 2015


3rd Research Alumni Conference Germany


The conference was organised by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and provided an overview of current trends in international scientific mobility and of the German research landscape. Representatives of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Leibniz Association, the Max Planck Society, the Helmholtz Association, the Robert Bosch Foundation, and of course the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation informed about German research funding programmes available for international researchers... read more in the Albert's Researcher Alumni Newsletter article


Prof. Dr. Paul Turnbull (2nd from the left) and Dr. Sima Sadeghi (2nd from the right) attended the conference as international researchers of the University of Cologne accompanied by Dr. Johannes Müller (on the right) and Frank Hasenstab (on the left) from Albert’s Global Researcher Network. Photo: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation / Ausserhofer


February 28, 2014

New Delhi 

First University of Cologne Researcher Alumni Meeting in India

February 28th
The Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi
Bangla Sahib Road
New Delhi - 110001


1 November, 2013

Sino-German Center

First major Alumni Meeting in China

Keynote Speaker: Professor Tu Weiming, Director of the World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB), Research Professor at Harvard University and Director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University

Selected researcher alumni will contribute to the thematic framework of a global ethic. 
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25/26 October, 2013

26th October
Goethe Institut, Villa Kamogawa

First Researcher Alumni Meeting in Japan

Invitation including Programme (English)
Detailed programme for the 26th (German/English)

25th/26th October
Kyoto University, Clock Tower Centennial Hall, International Conference Hall I

Participants of our Researcher Alumni Meetingare were also invited to visit the 
“Deutsche Wissenschaftstage” (German Science Days) 

Pictures on Facebook


16 September - 19 September, 2013

New Delhi

GIGA 2013- University of Cologne Academic Workshops

workshops in the fields of Geography, Inorganic Chemistry, German Language and Literature and Anthropology
Information/programme outline (PDF)