Germany to increase collaboration in education, technology sector in Nepal


July 8, 2022


Germany to increase collaboration in education, technology sector in Nepal

KATHMANDU: The Government of Germany is expected to increase its cooperation and collaboration for the promotion of education, technology and other sectors.

Laura Lugbauer from the Consular Department of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nepal said this while addressing the ‘Know Germany’ session of a program organized by Advanced College of Engineering and Management (ACEM) in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

The program was organized in partnership with the Goethe-Zentrum Kathmandu (GZK).

This information session highlighted the hybrid model of German course to be conducted in ACEM.

Expert team of GZK, Sebastian Woitsch, Director Benjamin Matern, Head of Language Department, Subash Thapaliya, Language teacher, and Ms Marie Sophie Schild, an official of GZK contributed largely to the program.

On the occasion, Laura Lugbauer, representing the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany informed that Germany will always cooperate with Nepal to enhance its education, technology amid others.

Moreover, she praised that Nepal is on the right track in providing academic training in the engineering sector.

“I am delighted to see such a huge number of enthusiastic students dedicated to learning the German language. This will eventually lead students one step closer to Germany and international exposure,” she said.

Woitsch, Director of the GZK, shared a short history behind the name Goethe and how it reflects the diverse culture and arts of the nation. “Goethe is a leading language center and is a part of an incredible network of more than 200 institutes of the world,” he added.

Matern, Head of Language Department at GZK in coordination with Thapaliya, German language teacher and Schild, an official of GZK, helped the audiences to explore Germany, its advanced education, culture, turbulent past, historic places, wonderful festivals, unique civilization and obviously the rich language in a truly artistic manner.