INDIA-GERMANY: Higher education summit?

India has proposed to host an Indo-German higher education summit this year to explore issues such as mutual recognition of qualifications and joint research programmes, reports the Daily News and Analysis.

The proposal was discussed at length during a meeting between Human Resoruce Development Minister Kapil Sibal and visiting German Minister of Education and Research Annettee Schavan. The summit could be held between November and December and would explore possibilities for the development of junior academics, doctoral and postdoctoral programmes, according to a statement issued by the Indian ministry.

The move to hold such a summit between the two countries comes after India and the US agreed to host an Indo-US summit this year.
Full report on the Daily News & Analysis site