• Efficient and successful studies

    Studying is like sports: In order to be successful, you need to use the right techniques and practice regularly. But you also need to schedule breaks and consult a coach from time to time. Check out the ILIAS courses and workshops offered by our Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB), to find out how to study both efficiently and effectively, structure your course content sensibly and use your time well, so you have enough left over to use as you please.

    Click on the image for more information.

  • New digital magazine "campus.kn"

    Starting this winter semester 2018/2019, our new digital, interactive and cross-media online platform will complement existing science communication formats at the University of Konstanz.  The digital magazine campus.kn offers tangible insights into research, studies, teaching and campus life at our university.

    Check it out! We are looking forward to your feedback.

    Simply click on CAMPUS.KN in the menu above.

  • Glasdach des Foyers

    The Excellence Initiative
    at the University of Konstanz

    Since 2006/ 2007, the University of Konstanz has been successful in all three funding lines of the German Excellence Initiative as well as in the “Clusters of Excellence” funding line of the  Excellence Strategy follow-up programme. In December 2018, the university will submit its application for the “Universities of Excellence” funding line. The overall aim of the Excellence Initiative and Strategy is to promote top-level research and to sustainably strengthen Germany as a research location.

    Funding will start on 1 January 2019 for the Clusters of Excellence “Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour” and “The Politics of Inequality”. Click on the photo for more information.

  • Studierende bei der Gruppenarbeit

    University of Konstanz

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

Current news at the university

Photo: Prof. Dr. Manfred Schartl\Dr. Paolo Franchini

New sex chromosome

On 3 December 2018, the laboratory of Professor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz published new findings of an experimental evolutionary project that ran for 30 years on the genomic mechanisms of sex determination in swordtail fish in the journal “Nature Communications”.

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