Schematische Zeichnung der Schichtstruktur aus Kunststoffschichten

Customized bio-synthetics

The Baden-Württemberg Foundation supports collaboration between chemists in Konstanz and Pennsylvania (USA) as part of its programme to promote top-level research

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Fliegender Storch

ICARUS – Tracking animals from space

The ICARUS antenna was successfully installed on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS) during a spacewalk on 15 August 2018. On 24 July, the foundation stone for the Center for Visual Computing of Collectives (VCC) was laid. The new top-level research centre for the study of collective animal behaviour will open in 2021.

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FAT10-Struktur. Bild: Marcus Groettrup

Why two?

Research teams of the University of Konstanz and the Biotechnology Institute Thurgau succeed in analyzing the structure of the protein FAT10 – fundamental research for a potential cancer therapy

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Veränderung des NSDAP-Wahlanteils in Landkreisen und kreisfreien Städten zwischen den Weimarer Reichstagswahlen im September 1930 und Juli 1932. Rote Punkte markieren Hitlers Auftrittsorte zwischen beiden Wahltagen. Bild: Simon Munzert und Peter Selb

Hitler: election campaigner with limited influence?

Political scientists in Konstanz and Berlin qualify the perception of Hitler as one of the most influential speakers in history through their extensive analysis of Adolf Hitler’s election campaign appearances and election results between 1927 and 1933

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Bei der Grundsteinlegung (v.l.n.r.): Konstanzer Bürgermeister Karl Langensteiner-Schönborn, Ministerialdirektor Ulrich Steinbach, Rektor Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger, Landtagsabgeordnete Nese Erikli, Staatssekretärin Gisela Splett und angehende Rektorin P

Opening of the VCC

On 24 July 2018, the foundation stone was laid for the “Center for Visual Computing of Collectives” (VCC), a new top-level research centre at the University of Konstanz for the study of swarming and collective behaviour. The joint exploration of collective behaviour by biologists and computer scientists is one example of the interdisciplinary approach adopted by the University of Konstanz.

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Ausschnitt von einem Globus

A transatlantic success story

The ninth Wolfgang-Iser-Lecture from the Centre of Excellence “Cultural Foundations of Social Integration” on the concept of world literature (held in German) [Only available in German]

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