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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

Oct 17, 2014

Essay Prize for Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer

Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer, PhD candidate of the Graduate Program for Transcultural Studies, has been awarded with the thirteenth annual Chino Kaori Memorial Essay Prize for her paper titled... read more


Oct 17, 2014

Scholarship for Daniel Münster

Dr. Daniel Münster, coordinator of the Junior Research Group C15 “Agrarian Alternatives”, was awarded a short-term visiting scholarship at the Department of Anthropology at the University of... read more


Aug 29, 2014

Julia Poerting edits “Geographien Südasiens”

Julia Poerting, PhD student of Junior Research Group “Agrarian Alternatives”, is since this summer editor of the annual publication “Geographien Südasiens”, a series of the Study Group on South Asia... read more


Aug 14, 2014

Offer for Christiane Brosius by University St. Gallen

Prof. Dr. Christiane Brosius has declined an offer by the University St. Gallen (Switzerland) to become Chair for the Culture and Society of South Asia as well as Ethnology. read more


Jul 23, 2014

Visiting Fellowship for Anna Grasskamp

Anna Grasskamp will go to the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin as visiting fellow from June 22 to August 22, 2015. She is post-doctoral fellow at Heidelberg University and... read more