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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

Apr 01, 2011

Ruprecht Karls Prize for Huang Xuelei

Huang Xuelei, member of research project B12 "Rethinking Trends", wins the Ruprecht Karls Prize. She receives the award for her outstanding dissertation on a pioneering Chinese film company. read more


Feb 18, 2011

World Press Photo Award for Amit Madheshiya

Cluster member Amit Madheshiya has won the World Press Photo Award. The award is the most prestigious and coveted award in professional photojournalism. read more


Feb 01, 2011

Philipp Stockhammer lectures in Brazil

Dr. Philipp Stockhammer, archaeologist and member of research project D2 "Materiality and Practice", has been invited as a guest lecturer to the renowned Fluminense Federal University in... read more


Jan 28, 2011

"Best Book in Slavic Linguistics" by Jadranka Gvozdanovic

A publication by Prof. Jadranka Gvozdanovic, coordinator of research project D9 "Translations" at the Cluster "Asia and Europe", has been honoured as "Best Contribution to... read more


Jan 14, 2011

Professor Barnow appointed as Marsilius Fellow

Prof. Dr. Sven Barnow, coordinator of research project C7 "How Universal is Depression?" has been appointed as a fellow of the Marsilius Kolleg for the year 2011-2012. read more