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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 07, 2010

Haifen Nan rewarded by Chinese government

Haifen Nan will be rewarded with the "Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad 2009" soon. read more


Apr 26, 2010

Laurent Pordié appointed to the University of Chicago

Dr. Laurent Pordié has been offered a Visiting Appointment by the University of Chicago. He will join the Department of Anthropology which is one of the most prestigious institutions in his... read more


Mar 11, 2010

Philipp Stockhammer receives prestigious Walter-Witzenmann-Award 2010

The Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities has awarded Dr. Philipp Stockhammer, member of the Cluster’s research project D2 “Materiality and Practice”, its annual Walter-Witzenmann-Preis. read more


The finished tower in Bhaktapur
Feb 02, 2010

Awards for transcultural architecture project

On February 5, 2010, the transcultural project "Ziegel - der Turm zu Bhaktapur in Nepal" ("Bricks - the Tower of Bhaktapur in Nepal") will receive a special award granted by the... read more


Dec 02, 2009

Ines Prodöhl awarded with Ruprecht-Karls-Preis

Dr. Ines Prodöhl, co-coordinator of Research Project A10 "Lives Beyond Borders" has been awarded this year's Ruprecht-Karls-Preis for her dissertation on "Die Politik des Wissens.... read more