The IGCS Summer School on Smart Grids – Electricity Networks as the Backbone of a Carbon Neutral Society was conducted on the campus of the Technische Universität Dresden which is located in the beautifully reconstructed old town of Dresden, Germany. There were students from all backgrounds of academia, be it electrical or mechanical engineering or architecture or economics or environmental science, and I, Muskaan Kochar, consider myself privileged to
IGCS-Scholarships available for
German Master students, PhD students and senior scientists at the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai (India)
Indian Master students, PhD students and senior scientists from
IIT Madras, IIT Mandi, IIT Tirupati and IIT Palakkad for sustainability research in Germany
The IGCS awards scholarships for graduate students and researchers who developed an idea for a
Broadening horizons at the 2019 IGCS Winter School
Hannah was one of the 30 students who was selected to participate in the IGCS Winter School 2019 in Chennai. With this report she gives an insight into the school’s topics and activities as well as a few personal impressions.
I had the great opportunity to participate in the IGCS Winter School Sustainable Waste Management: Municipal Solid Waste and E-waste. The Winter School took place on the
Cologne, June 28-30 2019, organized by DAAD IndiAlumni e.V.
The alumni association IndiAlumni e.V. invites DAAD fellows from Germany who plan an exchange to India to participate in the prepatory workshop. Interested candidates contact email@example.com to reveive more information.
Please find below their invitation (German only):
Liebe Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten, herzlichen Glückwunsch zu Eurem bevorstehenden Indienaufentha
The IGCS Summer School on Smart Grids – Electricity Networks as the Backbone of a Carbon Neutral Society will take place at TU Dresden, Germany, from June 15 – 26 2019. Application is open to German and Indian Master and PhD students.
UPDATE: Application deadline for students from Germany is extended and runs until April 22 2019, 23:59 o’clock CET. The application is closed for students from India.
Find detailed information about the program
Please find all details here.
Deadline is February 28 2019.
IGCS Summer school at RWTH Aachen University. Source: Schmitter Photography, 2018.
IGCS students Soumita Banerjee and Sujay Bandyopadhyay published a short summary of this year’s summer school on coastal and river hazards & management strategies which took place in the second half of July 2018. It is an easy read, contains many keynotes on the topic and provides some insights into IGCS activities. The article was published December 17 2018 on EO
Group photo of the Indo-German Dialogue 2018 participants. Photo credits: Malin Praktiknjo, 2018.
IGCS in collaboration with Freiburg University conducted the second IGD on Green Urban Practices from 8 – 10 November. The event was funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with travel bursaries from the German Consulate General in Chennai.
With this year’s focus on the theme “Education, Learning, Training and Awareness for Sustainab
Sustainable Waste Management: Municipal Solid Waste and e-Waste
How can waste be reduced and recycled in rapidly growing cities?
February 23 – March 9, 2019
IIT Madras, Chennai
With rapid urbanisation and increasing population around the world, solid waste generation is bound to increase multiple times in near future. It is essential to reduce and to manage this huge generation of waste effectively in future, sustainable, and SMART cities, wh
Alumni Meeting | November 6 and 7, 2018 | Heidelberg
Indo-German Dialogue | November 8-10, 2018 | Freiburg
Update 13/09/2018: Application deadline for German applicantions is extended until September 30! We look forward to hear from you!
IGCS Alumni meeting
For the very first time, an Alumni meeting of the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) at the IIT Madras, Chennai, will be hosted at the Heidelberg Universit