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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

Feb 28, 2017

Frances Niebuhr receives Yad Hanadiv Summer Fellowship

Frances Niebuhr received the Yad Hanadiv Summer Fellowship, which will give her the opportunity to stay at Tel Aviv University for six weeks from the middle of May to the end of June. During this... read more


Feb 24, 2017

Jürgen Schaflechner receives Fung Global Fellowship

After the upcoming summer term, Jürgen Schaflechner, Cluster member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures, will spend a year at Princeton... read more


Feb 14, 2017

Daniel Münster receives Travel Grant

Dr. Daniel Münster received a travel grant from the Foundation Fiat Panis for the project “Food Fortification in Sri Lanka: An exploration of how doctored food is used within the newly implemented... read more


Jan 13, 2017

Andrew Flachs receives grant by the VW Foundation

Dr. Andrew Flachs, member of Junior Research Group “Agrarian Alternatives” and Volkswagen postdoctoral fellow, was approved a grant of 9,400 euro by the Volkswagen Foundation. With this funding he... read more


Nov 08, 2016

“The Cinema Travellers” Won Three Awards

"The Cinema Travellers", a documentary by the Cluster’s former short-term fellows Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya, won two awards at the 2016  Mumbai Film Festival, after receiving... read more