• Apply now to study at the University of Konstanz

    You can apply for bachelor's programmes with admission restrictions until 15 July 2023. The application deadline for bachelor's programmes with no admission restrictions is 15 September 2023.

    Overview of application deadlines for bachelor's programmes and master's programmes

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    Information about applications and admission
    – Online information events about applying for a study programme in Konstanz (in German)

  • Innenhof und Ausblick auf die Mainau
    Innenhof und Ausblick auf die Mainau

    Funding for two Collaborative Research Centres at the University of Konstanz

    On 19 May 2023, the German Research Foundation (DFG) approved two new Collaborative Research Centres with the participation of Konstanz researchers: SFB-TRR 353 "Regulation of cell death decisions" and SFB-TRR 161 "Quantitative Methods for Visual Computing", which has now received its second extension.

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  • Practising tolerance in schools

    What if going to school feels like a burden? What if no one wants to work with you? Or if you're all alone during breaks? In an interview, Jeanine Grütter, education researcher at the University of Konstanz, explains which social dynamics take place in today's classrooms. She studies the emergence and prevention of discrimination and prejudice in school classes, in particular.

    Read the interview (in German)

  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to Konstanz students

    On the occasion of Europe Day, 9 May, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke to students from across the European university network EUniWell. The University of Konstanz, too, took part in the live video call with Kyiv.

  • 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

High support for universal basic income

The majority of the population in Germany supports the introduction of an unconditional basic income. The analysis of two representative studies shows that the higher the basic income, the greater the approval. As a means of financing, most respondents support an increase in income and wealth taxes.

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Tracing charisma with avatars

Are mainly people of high status perceived as being charismatic? And what does this mean for people with lower status? An interdisciplinary research project at the University of Konstanz focuses on the charisma of politicians from socially marginalized backgrounds.

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