Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 20 / Trend, S.Agayeva /
Participation of Azerbaijani scholarship holders in "The International Parliamentary Scholarship" program will be discussed Oct. 21 in Baku at the meeting of the German Parliamentary delegation, headed by MP Steffen-Claudio Lemme with the their Azerbaijani counterparts.
The German delegation will hold meetings with the Azerbaijani MPs of the Azerbaijani-German Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Azerbaijani Parliamentary Vice-Speaker Valeh Alasgarov in connection with the selection of Azerbaijani scholarship holders to participate in "The International Parliamentary Scholarship" program, implemented by the Bundestag, the German Embassy in Azerbaijan said.
Under "The International Parliamentary Scholarship" program 120 scholarship holders from 28 countries will get familiar with the German Parliament's activity from March 1 to July 31, 2011. The program aims at exploring and becoming directly involved in political processes, experiencing the preparation process and political decision-making.
The scholarship holders will take internship in the office of the German MP, and have an opportunity to hear lectures and participate in training activities in one of three well-known universities of Berlin: the Humboldt University, the University of Liberty and the Technical University.
The program is implemented under the leadership of the Bundestag President and within cooperation with the universities of Berlin. The project organizers finance travel, residence in the country and insurance costs. In addition, scholarship worth 450 euros will be paid monthly.
The German Embassy accepts the documents for participation in the IPS program every year from December. More information can be found at: http://www.bundestag.de/ips.
During the visit to Azerbaijan, the German delegation will hold meetings with figures in the spheres of politics, economy and education. Also, a meeting is scheduled with last year's scholarship holders in order to maintain constant contact. In many countries IPS former alumni united to support intercultural dialogue, the report said.