Gebäudeplan

Human Performance Research Centre opened

On 17 July 2018, a new sports, performance and health diagnostics centre opened at the University of Konstanz. The Human Performance Research Centre (HPRC) will be used for large-scale health studies and is open to all potential study participants. Future partnerships with sports clubs and associations as well as with hospitals are planned.

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Die Karte zeigt die geografische Verteilung und morphologische Vielfalt der verschiedenen Midas-Buntbarscharten und Ökotypen, die den Nicaragua- und Managuasee sowie verschiedene Kraterseen bewohnen. Copyright: Andreas Kautt

Evolution does repeat itself after all

A team of University of Konstanz biologists led by Professor Axel Meyer shows that evolutionary outcomes can be predicted: In a new publication in the journal “Evolution Letters”, they are able to identify some of the factors that contribute to recurrent patterns of diversity and similarity in cichlids.

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Luftaufnahme der Universität Konstanz

“Exceptional ranking”

DFG Funding Atlas 2018: 1st place nationally for the University of Konstanz as a whole, as well as for the humanities and social sciences and the life sciences in per-capita external funding of all academic staff (including professors); 2nd place nationally for the university in per-capita external funding of professors.

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Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein, neugewählte Rektorin der Universität Konstanz. Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

New rector

The University of Konstanz has a new rector: The Senate and University Council have elected Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg, on 3 July 2018 to become the successor of Professor Ulrich Rüdiger.

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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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