THE Impact Ranking 2024

Sustainable science, sustainable impact: The University of Konstanz ranks among the top ten percent in Germany and in the top ten percent worldwide in the THE Impact Ranking.

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“kontaktpunkt” career day in Konstanz

On 19 June, it's that time again! Our career day kontaktpunkt is the perfect opportunity to get to know fascinating companies, make contacts and find the right employer – for starting your career, an internship or a thesis project. 

The event supporting programme kicks off on 10 June with the Warm-up Week and offers many interesting lectures and events on the topics of career and application.

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You could be sitting here!

Apply now for the first semester in undergraduate programmes (bachelor, first examination in law) starting in the winter semester 2024/2025.

Overview of all application deadlines

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Information about application and enrolment

Our new orientation programme Go.MINt is designed for new students of mathematics, computer science, biology, chemistry and physics.

University of Excellence in Konstanz

Recognized again and again: Being a University of Excellence means we support our members in the best way possible as they make their ideas reality. Our concept creative.together describes how we promote top-level research, exceptional teaching and innovative ideas – for a culture of creativity.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany and has been successful in the German Excellence competition since 2006. Our two Clusters of Excellence Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour and The Politics of Inequality: Perceptions, Participation and Policies stand for our interdisciplinary and internationally oriented cutting-edge research.

University of Konstanz

Internationalization is key for us. This is why we promote international cooperation in research and student mobility, recruit excellent international (early career) researchers and work to increase our international visibility.

By successfully participating in the European Universities Initiative, we have taken another important step towards a joint European Education Area: Within the university network European University for Well-Being (EUniWell) learning, teaching and researching across borders will become a reality.

Current news at the university

Election results 2024

From 10 to 13 June, the academic committees and student representatives 2024 at the University of Konstanz were elected online.

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Helmholtz Prize awarded to Konstanz physicists

Peter Baum's research team (University of Konstanz) was awarded the Helmholtz Prize for Fundamental Research for the development of an innovative attosecond microscopy technique – award ceremony on 28 August 2024 in Hamburg.

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Tracking animals without markers

Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence Collective Behaviour developed a computer vision framework for posture estimation and identity tracking which they can use in indoor environments as well as in the wild. They have thus taken an important step towards markerless tracking of animals in the wild using computer vision and machine learning.

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