• Understanding the swarm

    Real animals in virtual swarms, drones in the savannah and a high-tech lab on Lake Constance: Researchers at the Cluster of Excellence "Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour" (CASCB) describe how they study animal swarms. Read the article in uni'kon magazine (in German).

    Impressions from the shooting of the two-part documentary series "Clevere Schwärme" (Clever Swarms) by Terra X, ZDF.

  • Copyright: University of Konstanz

    Free research materials at a click

    Open Science Spotlight opens the treasure chest of research: The University of Konstanz's new online section presents free and open data, publications as well as educational resources.

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  • University of Excellence Konstanz

    The University of Konstanz has once again been selected as one of eleven Universities of Excellence or consortia in Germany.

    It has been successful in all funding lines of both the German Excellence Initiative and the Excellence Strategy since 2007. Since 1 January 2019, two new Konstanz-based Clusters of Excellence are being funded through the Excellence Strategy, the follow-up programme to the Excellence Initiative: the “Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour” and “The Politics of Inequality: Perceptions, Participation and Policies”. On 19 July 2019, the university’s concept “University of Konstanz – creative.together” was selected for funding in the Universities of Excellence funding line.

  • Studierende bei der Gruppenarbeit
    Studierende bei der Gruppenarbeit

    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 Reform University Alliance, learning, teaching and researching across borders will become a reality.

Current news at the university

Problem: Food poverty

Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) presents findings on food poverty under pandemic conditions to Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Cem Özdemir – co-authored by Britta Renner, health psychologist at the University of Konstanz and co-chair of the board (in German).

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