Zukunftskolleg as Model for German Universities

In its latest report “Empfehlungen zu Karrierezielen und -wegen an Universitäten” (“Recommendations for Career Objectives and Paths at Universities”) the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) names the Zukunftskolleg as successful example for promoting young researchers. The report states (on page 119) that an important element of the Zukunftskolleg is the selection of Fellows by a central recruitment committee consisting of internal and external scientists representing all departments of the university. Read more here: