Breaking down walls in science is the slogan of the Falling Walls Conference at which dedicated young talents gather each year on 9 November.
Increasing numbers of German and Hungarian young scientists are cooperating with each other in what is a strong reflection of the close economic links between the two countries.
Under the leadership of the Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, 300 scientists from 17 countries will set sail on a gigantic ice floe to study, for the very first time, the Arctic’s entire climate system.
During his trip to Peking and Shanghai, Minister of State Annen is holding talks on trade policy, arms control and climate change. None of the major international challenges can be tackled without China.
Just one percent of refugees around the world have access to higher education – the aim of a conference in Berlin is to help improve this situation and create new opportunities.