Dr. Anke Köbach (Mitte) und Dr. Martina Ruf-Leuschner untersuchten unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Thomas Elbert erstmals in einer umfassenden wissenschaftlichen Studie systematisch die Folgen weiblicher Genitalverstümmelung auf Körper und Psyche.

Grave consequences

Female genital mutilation (FGM) increases the risk of developing mental illness and changes the body’s reactions to stress

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TeilnehmerInnen der 13. Eurokonstantia

High times

The university from Le Creusot earns the title of “Most Entertaining Team” at the 13th Eurokonstantia [Only available in German]

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Plakat zur Nachhaltigkeitwoche

Taking on responsibility for the world of tomorrow

During the University of Konstanz’s project week on sustainability, “Utopien – Unsere Universität 2025”, participants discuss the relationship between research culture, travel by airplane and the use of natural resources [Only available in German]

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Tablet-Display in Benutzung

Digital society between fear and euphoria

Discussion at “Foyer Forschung” about digitalisation and its effects on political communication, hosted by the University of Konstanz’s Centre of Excellence “Cultural Foundations of Social Integration” [Only available in German]

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Sporting fun

Guests from across Europe and the Middle East expected for the 13th Eurokonstantia [Only available in German]

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Storch fliegt auf eine Gruppe von Weißstörchen im Feld zu. Foto: Christian Ziegler. Copyright: MaxCine, Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie in Radolfzell

Storks on the wing

Researchers are able to predict which storks are likely to migrate to Africa in the autumn and which ones are likely to remain in Europe

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