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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.

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Dec 02, 2015

Axel Michaels received Lautenschlaeger Research Prize

Indologist Prof. Axel Michaels, Director of the Cluster "Asia and Europe", received the Lautenschl├Ąger Research Prize endowed with 250,000 euros. He was honoured as an... read more


Nov 06, 2015

Mariachiara Gasparini becomes Lecturer at Santa Clara University

Mariachiara Gasparini, former PhD student in the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS), has accepted a position as Adjunct Lecturer (Art of the Silk Road) at the Santa Clara... read more


Nov 01, 2015

DFG Funding for Religious History Project

Prof. Michael Bergunder and Julian Strube from project MC7.1 "Religion and Politics" have been successful with an application at the German Research Foundation (DFG). Starting in 2016, they... read more


Oct 13, 2015

Austrian Academy of Sciences appoints Birgit Kellner

Prof. Dr. Birgit Kellner, HCTS Professor of Buddhist Studies, has been appointed the new Director of the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia (IKGA) of the Austrian Academy of... read more


Sep 29, 2015

Toshi Book Prize for Lothar Ledderose

Prof. Dr. Lothar Ledderose and Hua Sun receive the 2015 Toshihide Numata Book Prize for their edited volume "Buddhist Stone Sutras in China, Sichuan Province, Volume 1". The Toshi Prize is... read more