2012 2014 2015

Activities of the group


Contest for new alumni activities
HAIN Contest 2016
Get engaged in promoting HAIN, HAI and Heidelberg University!
With your successful alumni activities you can win a support through air travel and accommodation to attend the "20 Years HAI - Anniversary Celebration" in Heidelberg from 14 to 17 July 2016. Please mind the following deadlines:

  1. Call for proposals: last date to submit proposals: 31st August 2015
  2. Shortlisting: announcement of contest participants by 9th September 2015
  3. Implementation: the participating alumni will have until 31st March 2016 to organize and conduct the planned activity and to submit a documentation (report, lists of participants, pictures.) on the initiatives taken, implementations done and success stories
  4. Results: announcement of contest winners in first week of April 2016
Details on the contest can be found here.

February 23 and 24, 2015 - Delhi, India
HAIN National Meeting 2015
Heidelberg Alumni Indien (HAIN) and Heidelberg Alumni International (HAI) celebrate together the second all Indian Alumni Meeting in Delhi.
We are organising this meeting to explore the following outputs:
Please click here for the detailled program and the report on the meeting.


March 21, 2014 - Kolkata, India
Kolkata Chapter - Alumni Meeting
Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA) and Heidelberg Alumni International (HAI) invite you to the HAIN Kolkata Chapter alumni meeting. The alumni can present and discuss their experience, work and propose way forward regarding international cooperations with Heidelberg. The discussion is followed by reception and dinner.
We are organising this meeting to explore the following outputs:

  1. Forming a team of researchers, who could possibly collaborate for research, exchange programmes, joint events etc
  2. Explore possibilities for joint publication, joint teaching programme, Summer/Winter Schools etc
  3. Explore possibility of Public Private Partnership (PPP) for Indo-German initiatives

Please click here for detailed programme information and a report on the meeting.


August 24, 2012 - Lakhnau, Indien
Lakhnau Chapter - Vortrag: "German as Foreign Language in Indian Perspective"
Amity School of Languages has invited Dr. Jairaj Behari, HAIN member and Co-Chair of the HAIN Lucknow Chapter, to give a presentation on "German as foreign language in Indian Perspective". The lecture will take place on Friday 24, August 2012 in the Seminar Hall of Amity University Lucknow.

August 25, 2012, 10:00-16:00 - Chennai, Indien
Chennai Chapter - Alumni-Treffen
Wir laden alle Heidelberg Alumni aus den südlichen Regionen Indiens ganz herzlich zum ersten HAIN Chennai Chapter Alumni-Treffen ein!

April 25, 2012-January 20, 2013 - Indien
Heidelberg UniverCity, Future - Since 1386
Interactive Screen-Exhibition

Heidelberg University's interactive presentation will take place across the above mentioned cities as a part of the "Indo-German Urban Mela".
The centrepiece of the year of Germany in India is the "Urban Mela", a set of modern multi-purpose pavilions, designed especially for the Year of Germany in India by renowned German artist Markus Heinsdorff. The concept behind the "Urban Mela" combines design elements from both countries with state-of-the-art textile technology, thereby creating a symbiosis of art, architecture and technology.

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March 23-28, 2012 - New Delhi, Indien
Heidelberg Konferenz in New Delhi, Indien
Die Universität Heidelberg feierte vom 23. bis 28. März 2012 gleich drei Ereignisse in New Delhi, Indien. Dazu waren alle Freunde und Ehemaligen der Ruperto Carola herzlich eingeladen!

Netzwerktreffen Research-Alumni

Im Rahmen des neuen Projekts Research-Alumni veranstaltete HAI am Freitag, 23.03. und Samstag, 24.03.2012 in New Delhi ein Netzwerktreffen für ehemalige Heidelberger Gastwissenschaftler. Neben dem fachlichen und regionalen Austausch informierte das Treffen über das Projekt sowie die Forschungsstandorte Heidelberg und Deutschland.

Klicken Sie hier für das Programm und für weitere Informationen zum Research Alumni Netzwerk.

Heidelberg Alumni Meeting South Asia

Erstmalig für alle Alumni der Universität Heidelberg, die in der Region Südasien leben und arbeiten fand am Sonntag, 25. März 2012 ein Alumni-Meeting in New Delhi, Indien statt. Das Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA) und HAI lud alle Ehemaligen ganz herzlich ein.

Klicken Sie hier für das Programm.

50 Jahre Südasien-Institut (SAI)

Alle Freunde und Förderer des SAI und der Ruperto Carola waren herzlich eingeladen von Montag, 26. März bis Mittwoch, 28. März 2012 an der SAI-Jubiläumskonferenz anlässlich des Jubiläums "50 Jahre SAI" teilzunehmen.

Klicken Sie hier für mehr Informationen zum SAI-Jubiläum.