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    Simply click on the picture to find out more about the application process. Apply by 15 September 2018 to join any of our bachelor's programmes without admission restrictions as well as the master’s programmes Mathematical Finance, Eastern European Studies, Physics and Mathematics.

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    Sustained success within the German Excellence Initiative - since 2007.

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    The Excellence Initiative
    at the University of Konstanz

    Since the start of the Excellence Initiative in 2006/2007, the University of Konstanz has been successful in all three funding lines. The Excellence Initiative promotes top-level research and enhances the research location in a sustainable way.

    For the Excellence Strategy, the follow-up programme to the Excellence Initiative, three full proposals for future Clusters of Excellence were submitted. Click on the image for further information about the Excellence Strategy.

  • #dreamjob – So you’ve graduated - what now?

    How to start a successful career? Which tips about studying, interning and finding a job can our alumni share? And what's everyday working life like?

    In our #dreamjob interview series, University of Konstanz graduates from various study programmes talk about how they started their careers. Simply click on the picture to find out more about the interview series.

  • Studierende bei der Gruppenarbeit

    University of Konstanz

    Internationalisation is at the top of the agenda for the University of Konstanz. Internationalisation includes: promoting international research collaborations and student mobility, attracting outstanding (junior) researchers as well as increasing our international visibility.

Current news at the university

Prof. Dr. Ines Mergel, Verwaltungswissenschaftlerin an der Universität Konstanz

Transfer Award for Ines Mergel

University of Konstanz Society (UGK) and University of Konstanz establish Transfer Award: Public administration expert Ines Mergel selected to be the first laureate

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Veränderung des NSDAP-Wahlanteils in Landkreisen und kreisfreien Städten zwischen den Weimarer Reichstagswahlen im September 1930 und Juli 1932. Rote Punkte markieren Hitlers Auftrittsorte zwischen beiden Wahltagen. Bild: Simon Munzert und Peter Selb

Hitler: election campaigner with limited influence?

Political scientists in Konstanz and Berlin qualify the perception of Hitler as one of the most influential speakers in history through their extensive analysis of Adolf Hitler’s election campaign appearances and election results between 1927 and 1933

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Fliegender Storch

ICARUS – Tracking animals from space

The ICARUS antenna will be attached to the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS) during a spacewalk scheduled for 15 August 2018. On 24 July, the foundation stone for the Center for Visual Computing of Collectives (VCC) was laid. The new top-level research centre for the study of collective animal behaviour will open in 2021.

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Luftaufnahme der Universität Konstanz

“Exceptional ranking”

DFG Funding Atlas 2018: 1st place nationally for the University of Konstanz as a whole, as well as for the humanities and social sciences and the life sciences in per-capita external funding of all academic staff (including professors); 2nd place nationally for the university in per-capita external funding of professors.

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