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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Coming to affect change

During a festive awards ceremony in Berlin on 9 May 2019, both Professor Margaret Crofoot and Professor Anke Hoeffler were officially presented with an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship by Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, and the President of the Humboldt Foundation, Professor Hans-Christian Pape. With up to five million euros, the Humboldt Professorship is the most highly endowed research award in Germany.

Further announcements

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