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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 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


Prof. Dr. Joachim Friedrich Quack
Dec 25, 2010

Cluster member Prof. Quack awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2011

Prof. Dr. Joachim Friedrich Quack, Director of the Institute of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg and member of the Cluster “Asia and Europe”, has been awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz... read more


Sep 20, 2010

Pascal Firges visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge

Pascal Firges, member of research project A7 "Ottoman Empire", was granted a place as visiting scholar at the Faculty of History of the University of Cambridge, UK, from October 2010 to...


Aug 17, 2010

Professor Harald Fuess holds Visiting Professorship at the University of Tokyo

Prof. Harald Fuess holds a Visiting Professorship at the University of Tokyo in August and September. read more