• Welcome to the
    University of Konstanz!

    Get off to a successful start to your studies by attending our orientation week for new students. You can then get to know your department during its individual orientation event. Some study programmes will also offer preparatory courses. Further events will allow you to get acquainted with the university service providers that support students like you. We look forward to having you here!

  • What fear does
    (to us)

    uni’kon #64 focusses on the mechanisms of fear: Why fear is a valuable form of protection and nevertheless often leads us to make irrational decisions. How extremists use fear as a media strategy and how we can respond appropriately. uni’kon #64 also explores the connection between mathematics and music, follows the honey trail and shadows a professional computer gamer.

  • The Excellence Initiative
    at the University of Konstanz

    From the very beginning of the Excellence Initiative in 2006, the University of Konstanz has been successful in all three funding lines of the Excellence Initiative. The goal of the Excellence Initiative is to promote top-level research and to strengthen the research location in a sustainable way.

  • University of Konstanz

    Internationalisation is one of the key topics for the University of Konstanz. Internationalisation includes: promoting international research collaborations and student mobility, attracting outstanding (young) researchers as well as increasing our international visibility.

Current events at the university

Genetic logic gates

Konstanz biochemists develop highly flexible gene switches based on the twister ribozyme

Further announcements


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