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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.

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May 18, 2017

5 DAAD Scholarships for MATS Students

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has grant five full scholarships for MATS students for the year 2017-2019. The scholarship will enable five students of the Joint M.A. Transcultural... read more


May 15, 2017

Rudolph Wagner at Hong Kong University

From May 15 to June 15 2017, Prof. Rudolph Wagner is Distinguished Visitor at the Hong Kong Baptist University. As "2017 HKBU Institute of Creativity Distinguished Visitor-cum-Jao Tsung-I... read more


May 02, 2017

Karl-Jaspers-Prize 2017

On Thursday, May 4, Profs. Jan and Aleida Assmann were awarded the Karl-Jaspers-Prize at the Alte Aula of Heidelberg University. The prize, endowed by Heidelberg University, the Heidelberg Academy of... read more


Apr 07, 2017

Susann Liebich Resident Fellow in Wellington

Susann Liebich is currently a Resident Fellow at the Stout Centre for New Zealand Studies at the Victoria University of Wellington. She is in Wellington for three months to undertake archival... read more


Mar 30, 2017

Frederica Lume Pereira recieves doctoral degree funding

Federica Lume Pereira, PhD Candidate in the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies and member of MC 8.2, received a funding support for the completion of her doctoral degree from the Graduate... read more