RAWALPINDI-The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with German embassy Friday organised a lecture at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) on "Study and research in Germany of both Masters and PhD programme and scholarship scheme." Dr Shamim M Zaidi, Chairperson Department of Communication Sciences welcomed the audience and introduced the speaker highlighting the cultural and academic cooperation between Germany and Pakistan. The co-ordinator of academic cooperation with Pakistan, Ursula Saarbeck while speaking on the occasion said that DAAD was a self-governing organisation of German institutions aimed at establishing educational cooperation with developing courtiers through providing scholarships for the foreigners. DAAD is involved in supporting fellowship. As the German NGO is held fully responsible for project application she briefed the audience about the admission criterion, different procedures and regulations applicable for entrance test and admissions in German Universities. She said that the study expenditures in German universities were cheap and various programmes at the Masters level were being taught in English language besides German. Ursula also told the audience that soon the information centre of DAAD will be opened in Islamabad to facilitate the students and academics who wish to proceed to Germany for higher studies. Katherin Lack, Head of the Cultural Section at German Embassy, Islamabad also spoke on the occasion. She advised the students to explore the opportunities to study and research in Germany. She said that German Embassy staff at Islamabad was available to facilitate any quires regarding the visa procedure to proceed to Germany for further studies. In the end university souvenirs were also presented to the honourable guests as a token of appreciation.