• 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.

  • University of Konstanz Society
    awards Transfer Prize 2018

    Recognising outstanding transfer activities: For the first time, the University of Konstanz Society (UGK e.V.) awards the Transfer Prize to university members whose projects successfully build bridges between science and society.

  • Gruppe Studierender im Foyer

    Study and
    reorient yourself

    Are you planning to study at the University of Konstanz... but are not sure whether your chosen field of study is right for you? To help you get (re-)oriented, our Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) has put together important information for your consideration. For all of your study-related questions, the ZSB is also happy to provide you with individual consultation. We look forward to having you here!

  • 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

Gleitet eine Monolage eines Kolloidkristalls (blaue Kugeln) über ein Lichtgitter (orange), so kann die Reibung vollständig verschwinden. Bild: Thorsten Brazda

The limits of friction

Research collaboration between physicists from Konstanz and Italy shows that static friction between surfaces can be made to disappear entirely

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