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The Bavarian-Indian Centre for Business and University Cooperation is coordinating exchange between Bavaria and India since 2008. The BayIND is funded by the Free State of Bavaria and acts as a contact point for students, universities and companies from its two locations in Hof and Bangalore. 

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Team

Wiebke Dörfler

Managing Director

Dr. Mona
Solanki-Bayreuther

Project Manager Alumni Relations

Dunja Stark

Assistant

&

Dr. Sangeetha Parthasarathi

Director Science Office

Branch office

In May 2013, the BayIND Science Office started its activities in India. It is set-up in Bangalore, the capital city of the Bavarian partner state Karnataka. It serves as a competence and network centre and supports the university cooperation and marketing measures of Bavarian State Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences.

The Science Office acts as a contact and information centre for Indian students, PhD candidates and researchers.

  • Marketing for study and research in Bavaria
  • Individual guidance for studying in Bavaria
  • Networking with key institutions in the fields of science and higher education, politics, and business 
  • Support on the activities by Bavarian universities in India
  • Online seminars on different topics, e.g. preparation on studying & researching in Bavaria

Membership of "German Centre for Research and Innovation - New Delhi"

The German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi is a network of 20 German research organisations, universities, funding bodies, and research-based companies.

It is part of a global network of six Centres which is overseen by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and funded by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany.

Committees

Board of Directors

  • Prof. Dr Dr h.c. Jürgen Lehmann (Chairman of the Board and President of Hof University of Applied Sciences) 
  • Volker Leinweber (Bavarian Business Association - vbw) 
  • Prof. Dr Mukundan Thelakkat (University of Bayreuth)
  • Prof. Dr h.c. Heinrich Köster (President of Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim)
  • Prof. Dr Martin Ullrich (Nuremberg University of Music)

 

 

Advisory Council

  • Regierungsdirektorin Dr Karin Lobinger (Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Art)
  • Ministerialdirektor Dr Christian Barth (Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection)
  • Consul General Mohit Yadav (Consulate General of India, Munich)
  • Ministerialdirigent Dr Markus Wittmann (Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy)
  • District President Heidrun Piwernetz (Oberfrankenstiftung)
  • Josef Tost (Studentenwerk Oberfranken)

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