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One of the Cluster's central aims is the support of young scholars both by providing state of the art research facilities and fostering exchange with other young research fellows and senior researchers alike.

Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies

A central element in the Cluster's striving to support young scholars is the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies.

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Cluster Colloquium

Organised by the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies, the Cluster offers a colloquium for its doctoral students and PostDocs each teaching term.

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Double Doctoral Degree Asian and Transcultural Studies

The Faculty of Philosophy at Heidelberg University and the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca' Foscari University of Venice offer a Double Doctoral Degree Program in Asian and Transcultural Studies.

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M.A. Transcultural Studies

The Joint Committee in cooperation with the institutions involved in the Cluster, are currently devising a new Master programme in Transcultural Studies.

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Careers Service

The Cluster collects information about job and research opportunities and supports master and doctoral students in planning their further careers.

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The Cluster Summer School

Another important element in this approach of fostering exchange between junior and senior researchers is the Cluster Summer School. It is organised annually by one of the Cluster professors under a special topic.

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