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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

Dec 23, 2011

Humboldt Foundation honours Patrick Geary

Prof. Patrick Geary receives a research prize by the renowned Humboldt Foundation. The leading American medievalist and member of the Cluster’s Scientific Advisory Board will use the prize to... read more


Dec 22, 2011

Three Fellowships for Huang Xuelei

Huang Xuelei, member of the Cluster's research project B12 "Rethinking Trends" and former PhD student at the Institute of Chinese Studies, has been awarded with three renowned fellowships. read more


Dec 02, 2011

Scholarship for Björn-Ole Kamm

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation awards a Ph.D. scholarship to Björn-Ole Kamm, coordinator of research area C "Health and Environment". The scholarship is granted to support his dissertation... read more


Oct 14, 2011

Hengstberger Prize for Jivanta Schöttli

Dr. Jivanta Schöttli, member of research project A1 "Citizenship", has been awarded with the Klaus-Georg and Sigrid Hengstberger Prize for Young Scientists at Heidelberg University.... read more


Aug 02, 2011

Jennifer Altehenger awarded An Wang Post-doctoral Fellowship at Harvard University

Jennifer Altehenger, former Ph.D. student at the Institute of Chinese Studies at Heidelberg University and member of Research Project B12 “Rethinking Trends”, received an An Wang Post-doctoral... read more