Blick auf die Universität Konstanz aus der Luft
Blick auf die Universität Konstanz aus der Luft

The Excellence Initiative and Strategy at the University of Konstanz

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven universities or university consortia that will receive funding as Universities of Excellence in Germany. With its overall concept “University of Konstanz – creative.together” and with its two new Clusters of Excellence “Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour” and “The Politics of Inequality: Perceptions, Participation and Policies“, it is successful in both funding lines of the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments. It has received funding in all three funding lines of the precursor programme, the Excellence Initiative, since 2007.

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Complex society discovered in birds

The first existence of a multilevel society in a non-mammalian animal shows that large brains are not a requirement for complex societies

Further announcements

Institutional strategy and research facilities associated with the Exzellence Initiative and Exzellence Strategy