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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 04, 2012

Integration Medal for Filmmaker Philipp Kohl

Former Cluster member Philipp Kohl will be awarded with the Medal for Efforts in Integration by the German Federal Government for his documentary “Transnationalmannschaft”. He was involved... read more


Frankfurt University's Westend Campus
Jul 03, 2012

Johannes Quack awarded with Fellowship

Cluster member Dr. Johannes Quack was awarded with a fellowship of the Emmy Noether Programme, which is run by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Quack receives funding to lead an... read more


I-Wei Wu
May 14, 2012

Scholarship for I-Wei Wu

I-Wei Wu, doctoral student in the Cluster’s Graduate Programme, was awarded a Study Abroad scholarship from the Taiwanese Ministry of Education. He was granted the scholarship for the support of his... read more


May 11, 2012

Semester Prize for Elena Welscher

The "Semesterpreis Magister" for exceptional academic achievements in European Art History has been awarded to Elena Welscher, the new coordinator of research area D "Historicities... read more


Dec 23, 2011

Humboldt Foundation honours Patrick Geary

Prof. Patrick Geary receives a research prize by the renowned Humboldt Foundation. The leading American medievalist and member of the Cluster’s Scientific Advisory Board will use the prize to... read more