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The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" offers an interdisciplinary research environment for outstanding scholars. Many of the scholars receive prestigious awards and they are offered scholarships, fellowships and permanent position from institutions all over the world. In this section, we report about some of these honours and achievements.

Latest Distinctions

May 30, 2016

Research Prize for Daniel König

Prof. Dr. Daniel König, Start-Up Professor in Transcultural Studies, receives the “prize of the Humboldt University for outstanding performance in Medieval History” by the... read more


May 05, 2016

Michael Falser at ICCROM Rome

PD Dr. Michael Falser (project D18 “Picturesque Modernities” and Global Art History) was Visiting Researcher at the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural... read more


May 04, 2016

Offer for Joachim Kurtz by Humboldt University

Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz declined an offer for the Chair for Societies and Cultures of Modern China by Humboldt University, Berlin. Prof. Kurtz will remain in Heidelberg where he holds the Chair of... read more


Apr 20, 2016

Research Fellowship for Lion König

Dr. Lion König, Associate Researcher of the Cluster "Asia and Europe", has been awarded a fellowship by the German Research Council (DFG) to carry out postdoctoral research at Oxford... read more


Apr 13, 2016

Great Attention for XML Tool by HRA

The "VRA Core 4 XML Transform Tool", developed by the Heidelberg Research Architecture, was introduced by Matthias Arnold at the 3rd ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference in March. It was... read more