“HERZlich willkommen”: a very warm welcome

The University of Konstanz has been recognized with the Henriette Herz Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for its active recruitment concept for excellent early career researchers from the Global South.

The project proposal was developed by the Zukunftskolleg, International Office and Academic Staff Development in collaboration with the Equal Opportunity Office, the Research Support unit, the Clusters of Excellence “Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour” and “The Politics of Inequality” as well as the University Alumni Association (VEUK).

With the prize money in the amount of 125,000 euros, the University of Konstanz will seek to actively identify highly qualified individuals from the Global South early on in their academic careers and invite them to spend time at the Zukunftskollegwith the overall aim of building lasting relationships and global research networks.

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