Institute for Advanced Study for Junior Researchers

The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). It offers 2-year and 5-year fellowships as well as a diverse support network to promote the independence of non-tenured researchers (postdoctoral researchers, junior professors, research group leaders etc.). Researchers at the postdoctoral level perform research without administrative constraints and have the freedom to engage in meaningful exchange with other up-and-coming colleagues and with distinguished senior researchers. Scholars in the humanities, social and natural sciences come to Konstanz from across the world to perform first-class research.
The Zukunftskolleg is a keystone in the University of Konstanz's institutional strategy to promote top-level research.

Statement of Solidarity by the Zukunftskolleg

In keeping with and as part of the University of Konstanz, both the members of the Zukunftskolleg, and the Zukunftskolleg as an institution, express their solidarity with the people from Ukraine, who suffer from this war, and with those who oppose the war in Russia, who suffer from state repression. We are horrified and shocked and condemn the war of aggression of the Russian leadership.
We offer support to affected researchers the best we can: in kind, through offers such as office space or private accommodation, or with financial support, including temporary scholarships. We coordinate with the university and with our national and international partners. Please do contact us if you need help (
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We welcome James Wilson to the Zukunftskolleg

James Wilson is one of our new Postdoctoral Fellows from the 16th call for applications for fellowships. He has started his fellowship in June and is affiliated with the Department of History and Sociology.

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