Before handing them their certificates of appointment, he told them, he was “convinced that Research Ambassadors will contribute to strengthening our bilateral scientific relationship and fostering closer understanding and friendship”.
DAAD Research Ambassadors are academicians at important universities and research institutions in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. They are alumni of German universities or research organisations and have long-standing cooperation with academic and research institutions in Germany.
Research Ambassadors are interested in promoting research in Germany among peers and students. They serve as the contact points and partners for the DAAD and other German scientific organisations for their activities in the region.