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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

Jan 15, 2015

VRA Foundation funds HRA Development of XML Tool

Cluster member Matthias Arnold (HRA) receives funds by the Visual Resources Association Foundation. The award will be used for the development of a VRA Core 4 XML Transform Tool by the Heidelberg... read more


Jan 12, 2015

Documentary at Film Festival "Max Ophüls Preis"

The documentary "Abdo" by filmmaker Jakob Gross and editor and researcher Annika Mayer from project B19 "Ageing in a Transcultural Context" will premiere at the film festival... read more


Dec 28, 2014

Chair of Global History for Martin Dusinberre in Zurich

HCTS Associate Fellow Martin Dusinberre has been appointed Chair of Global History at the University of Zurich. read more


Dec 18, 2014

Elise Wintz becomes Acquisitions Editor at De Gruyter

Former Cluster member Elise Wintz has taken up the position of Acquisitions Editor in the history department of the publishing house De Gruyter. read more


Dec 12, 2014

Offer for Melanie Trede by University of Vienna

Prof. Dr. Melanie Trede declined the offer of the University of Vienna (Austria) to become Chair for East Asian Art History. read more