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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

Feb 15, 2018

Max Stille now researcher at MPI for Human Development in Berlin

Former Cluster member Dr. Max Stille has taken up a position as a at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin in January 2017. He joined the project “Emotional Transitions:... read more


Jan 15, 2018

Franziska Koch in Bosch Foundation's Fast Track Program

Dr. phil. Franziska Koch, Assistant Professor to the HCTS’ Professorship for Global Art History, won a place in the program “Fast Track: Excellence and Leadership Skills for Outstanding Women in... read more


Jan 04, 2018

Fellowship of Harald Fuess at Marsilius-Kolleg

Prof. Harald Fuess, Professor for Cultural Economic History at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, was appointed as a Fellow of the Marsilius-Kolleg. The fellowship will start in April... read more


Dec 21, 2017

Fuess as Visiting Professor in Kyoto

Prof. Harald Fuess was invited to serve as a Visiting Professor in the Graduate School of Letters of Kyoto University in 2018. Kyoto University is a core member of the HeKKSaGOn Alliance and is the... read more


Oct 30, 2017

Harald Fuess appointed to Collegio Dottorale at Ca' Foscari University

Prof. Harald Fuess was recently appointed to the Collegio Dottorale of the Department of Asian and North African Studies of Ca' Foscari University in Venice in order to facilitate the workings of the... read more