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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

Apr 10, 2019

Esther Berg-Chan receives Dr. Gerhard Ott award

Former Cluster member Dr. Ester Berg-Chan received the Dr. Gerhard Ott Award from Heidelberg University’s Faculty of Philosophy for her dissertation “Lived religiosity in modern times: Religious... read more


Nov 29, 2018

Postdoctoral fellowship for Takahiro Yamamoto

Dr. Takahiro Yamamoto, assistant professor of Cultural Economic History, was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship for Leading Early Career Researchers of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation. It will... read more


Nov 22, 2018

Johanna Beamish receives award for dissertation

Cluster associate member Dr. Johanna Beamish was awarded an "Albert Ballin Awards for Globalization Research" for her dissertation "Im Transit auf dem Ozean." The prize was... read more


Oct 12, 2018

Kerstin von Lingen interim professor at Department of History

PD Dr. Kerstin von Lingen, associate member at the HCTS, has been appointed as interim professor for Modern History for the winter semester 2018/19. She will be taking over the professorship that... read more


Aug 22, 2018

Scholarship for Katharina Rode

Katharina Rode, doctoral student in the Graduate Programme at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, was granted a one-year scholarship by the Geschwister-Supp-Foundation for her... read more