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    Sustained success within the German Excellence Initiative - since 2007.

  • Glasdach des Foyers

    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


Human Performance Research Centre opened

On 17 July 2018, a new sports, performance and health diagnostics centre opened at the University of Konstanz. The Human Performance Research Centre (HPRC) will be used for large-scale health studies and is open to all potential study participants. Future partnerships with sports clubs and associations as well as with hospitals are planned.

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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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Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein, neugewählte Rektorin der Universität Konstanz. Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

New rector

The University of Konstanz has a new rector: The Senate and University Council have elected Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg, on 3 July 2018 to become the successor of Professor Ulrich Rüdiger.

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