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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

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


Dec 22, 2011

Three Fellowships for Huang Xuelei

Huang Xuelei, member of the Cluster's research project B12 "Rethinking Trends" and former PhD student at the Institute of Chinese Studies, has been awarded with three renowned fellowships. read more


Dec 02, 2011

Scholarship for Björn-Ole Kamm

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation awards a Ph.D. scholarship to Björn-Ole Kamm, coordinator of research area C "Health and Environment". The scholarship is granted to support his dissertation... read more


Oct 14, 2011

Hengstberger Prize for Jivanta Schöttli

Dr. Jivanta Schöttli, member of research project A1 "Citizenship", has been awarded with the Klaus-Georg and Sigrid Hengstberger Prize for Young Scientists at Heidelberg University.... read more