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Link Abteilung für Südostasienwissenschaft Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften der Universität Bonn
Link Arnold Bergstraesser Institut (ABI), Freiburg
Main areas of activity of the ABI include: Basic research into fundamental social, cultural and political developments in countries abroad as well as applied research and political consulting. Services include the training of personnel for operations in key scientific and practical sectors in developing countries.
Link Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GMBH
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Sometimes working under difficult conditions, we promote complex reforms and change processes. Our corporate objective is to improve people’s lives on a sustainable basis. Our core competency is capacity development. Capacity is the ability of people, organisations and societies to shape development on a sustainable basis. This entails identifying problems and then developing and successfully implementing strategies to reach solutions. We support developing and emerging countries in building their capacities and managing the learning and change processes involved.
Link German Association for Asian Studies (DGA)
To become a member of the "Nachwuchsgruppe" (Young Scholars Group), you have to become a member of the DGA first. Annual membership fee for students is 28 Euro which includes subscription to 4 issues of ASIEN - The German Journal on Contemporary Asia. (Bi-lingual Website)
Link German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) Hamburg
The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, formerly the German Overseas Institute, is a Hamburg-based research institute focused on political, economic and social developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North Africa, and the Middle East. Through a unique combination of area and comparative area studies, the GIGA examines not only the issues and challenges facing these specific regions but also new developments in North-South and South-South relationships. The GIGA is the largest German research institute for area and comparative area studies. It is also among the largest in Europe.
Extended Link Research in Germany - Land of Ideas
The “Research in Germany” portal is an information platform and contact point for all looking to find out more about Germany's research landscape and its latest research achievements. The portal not only informs researchers and scientists about research in Germany, but also addresses a whole host of other players from politics and government, business and industry. One key goal of the portal is to provide an overview of the research and funding opportunities in Germany. It also delivers the latest science and research news from Germany and upcoming events. Additionally, practical information supports foreign scientists and researchers in their decision to collaborate with German research organisations or to complete a research stay in Germany.
Link Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Frankfurt
Link Southeast Asian Studies at Passau University
The main focus of research and teaching of the Southeast Asian Studies at Passau University lies on processes of post-colonial transformation in Insular and Mainland Southeast Asia, including South-West China. Particular fields of study are: development policy, economic transformation, gender, religion and culture, urbanism, conflicts, disaster and state formation.
Link The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows" at Heidelberg University
ASIA AND EUROPE IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows" at Heidelberg University is part of the Excellence Initiative of the German state and federal governments. The objective of the Cluster is to examine processes of cultural exchange with a strong focus on interdisciplinary research.
Link Universitärer Forschungsschwerpunkt ASIEN UND EUROPA - Prozesse und Probleme der Aneignung und Abgrenzung in Kultur, Recht, Religion und Gesellschaft
Der Universitäre Forschungsschwerpunkt (UFSP) Asien und Europa untersucht die vielfältigen Prozesse der Aneignung und Abgrenzung in Kultur, Religion, Recht und Gesellschaft, die zwischen Asien und Europa stattgefunden haben und gegenwärtig stattfinden.
Link Young Scholars Group of the German Association for Asian Studies
The "Nachwuchsgruppe" (young scholars group) of the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde" (DGA) (German Association for Asian Studies) is open to all students/scholars of all nationalities and organizes regular workshops (on methodology, fieldwork, publications...) as well as conferences, where young scholars can present their research.
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