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

The Excellence Initiative at the University of Konstanz

Since the very beginning of the Excellence Initiative in 2006/2007, the University of Konstanz has been successful in all three funding lines. The Excellence Initiative provides funding for and promotes top-level research while enhancing the research location in a sustainable way. The university is now participating in the third phase of the competition - the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments.

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News

Are fish aware of themselves?

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, the University of Konstanz, and Osaka City University report that cleaner wrasse respond to their reflection

What actually are core facilities?

"Core facilities are centres that make it easier to carry out research." This is how Professor Elisa May, the director of the Bioimaging Centre (BIC) at the University of Konstanz, describes the twenty infrastructure installations at the University of Konstanz. Read our online magazine to find out more about the unique features of these shared equipment centres in Konstanz.

Further announcements

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