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Cluster International Conference: New Approaches to Ageing in South Asia and Europe
24 - 26 February 2015
4th Heidelberg Lecture by Prof. Andreas Kruse
24 February 2015
DAAD Cofunded Heidelberg Alumni International National Meeting 2015
23 - 24 February 2015
New Windows on the Sun and a Gateway to the Cosmos
02 December 2014
DWIH Indo-German Winter School on Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
04 - 07 November 2014
DWIH Strategy Planning Meet at Neemrana
17 - 19 September 2014
India visit Dr. Winckler
7 - 10 August 2014
India visit Prof. Roland Eils
21 -23 May2014
Opening of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS)
28 April 2014, 4 - 6 pm, German Time
DWIH New Delhi - Excellence on Tour! in Kolkata
21 -28 March 2014
HAIN Kolkata Chapter Alumni Meet, Hyatt Hotel, Kolkata
21 March 2014
Visit of Prof. Kräusslich to India
9 - 15 March 2014
German Study & Research Expo India 2014 - New Delhi & Bangalore
22-23 & 25-26 February 2014
Workshop in Jaipur on 'Indian Waterscapes"
13-15 February 2014
Summer Schools and conferences
Summer School 2014: Politics of Near Futures: Possibilities, Prophecies, Prognoses
27 July to 1 August 2014, Heidelberg
Summer School Colloquial Tibetan
04 to 27 August 2014, Heidelberg
Archive summer schools
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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse is full professor and director of the Institute of Gerontology at Heidelberg University. He has strongly contributed to research in the field of Active Ageing for more than 30 years and has been conferred numerous coveted awards and positions in Germany and internationally and has many significant publications to his credit in various international and peer-reviewed journals with high citations.
At India International Centre, New Delhi he delivered the 4th Heidelberg Lecture on 24th February, 2015 to a strong gathering of more than 400 students, researchers, scientists, faculty, professionals, Heidelberg Alumni, Cluster Conference participants, personnel from international organisations , Indian government bodies, old age homes and NGOs.
The evening was graced by presence of Prof. Beatrix Busse, Pro Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Teaching at Heidelberg University, who gave the 'Welcome Note' and shared information on opportunities at Heidelberg University, Prof. Axel Michaels, Director Cluster of Excellence, Asia and Europe, Heidelberg University, who introduced the speaker, Prof. Madelaine Herren-Oesch, Director of the Institute for European Global Studies, Basel, Prof. Christiane Brosius, Chair, Visual and Media Anthropology, Heidelberg University, Mrs. Fuhrmann-Koch, Head Communications and Marketing, Heidelberg University, who presented the momento and Mrs. Astrid Radunski, Counsellor, The German Embassy.
16 April 2015WSanskrit Fever Grips Germany The newspaper Mail Today (New Delhi) publishes the interview, "Sanskrit Fever Grips Germany" with Prof. Axel Michaels (Head of the Department of Classical Indology) and Prof. Hans Harder (Head of the Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures)
17 March 2015What Happens in Cells and Cell Walls During Plant Growth? European Research Council awards Heidelberg biologist Dr. Thomas Greb ERC Consolidator Grant of 2 million euros
13 March 2015Glimpse into the Regulation of Water Exchange in the Brain Heidelberg researchers discover mechanism that regulates the flow of water in brain cells
12 March 2015Excellent Placement in THE Reputation Ranking 2015 38th place illustrates Heidelberg University's excellent reputation in the scientific landscape
3 March 2015Outstanding Young Researchers to Meet at Kyoto University Santander International Winter School of Heidelberg University explores the concept of religion from a transcultural perspective
12 February 2015Heidelberg Astronomers Discover Rare Planet Kepler-432b is a dense, massive celestial body with extreme seasons
5 February 2015Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award for Two Outstanding Researchers Brian Luke and Jan Korbel each receive C.H.S. Foundation award of 100,000 euros research funding
23 January 2015Heidelberg Researchers Find Unusually Elastic Protein Molecular elasticity may have originated in cnidarian elastomer
12 January 2015Humboldt Prize for Simon Partner to join HCTS Simon Partner of Duke University received a prestigious Humboldt Prize to spend a year of research at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS)
19 December 2014New Leibniz ScienceCampus: Language Analysis on a Large Scale Joint research project of the Department of Computational Linguistics at Heidelberg University and the Institute for the German Language in Mannheim
19 December 2014News from the Himalayas Database of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe" makes old issues of the "Himalayan Times" accessible online
19 December 2014Heisenberg Professorship Goes to Geochemist Frank Keppler Scientist represents the research area biogeochemistry at Heidelberg University
28 November 2014Hellmut Augustin and Roland Eils Win HMLS Investigator Award The award of the Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences is endowed with 100,000 euros
10 November 2014Outstanding Young Researchers Meet At Heidelberg Center for Latin America Third "Santander International Summer School" being held from 17 to 28 November in Santiago de Chile.
14 October 2014Baden Wuerttemberg Fellow 2014: Dr. Alok Kumar Mishra Dr. Alok Kumar Mishra has joined the Department of Development Economics of the South Asia Institute as Baden Wuerttemberg Fellow .
14 October 2014Baden Wuerttemberg Fellow 2014: Prof. Tana Showren Prof. Tana Showren has joined Department of History of the South Asia Institute as Baden Wuerttemberg Fellow .
8 October 2014New Zimmer Chair: Prof. Amiya P. Sen Prof. Amiya P. Sen is the new chairholder of the Heinrich Zimmer Chair for Philosophy and Intellectual History. He will join the SAI in winter term 2014/15 for a two-year stay
8 October 2014Universität Heidelberg Congratulates Stefan Hell on Nobel Prize in Chemistry Doctorate and habilitation at Ruperto Carola – physicist's working group conducts research at BioQuant Centre
16 September 2014Universität Heidelberg Again Best German University in QS World University Rankings Ruperto Carola advanced to 49th place worldwide – Best German university in two internationally recognised ranking lists
15 August 2014Best German University in Shanghai Ranking Ruperto Carola advances to 49th in worldwide comparison
4 August 2014How the "Biological Spark Plug" in Biomolecular Motors Works Heidelberg researchers simulate processes that trigger muscle movement
23 July 2014New Start-Up Professors for Transcultural Studies Prof. Christian Förster and Prof. Daniel König are the new Start-Up Professors at the Cluster "Asia and Europe"
18 July 2014Highly-endowed Funding for Heidelberg Biologist Dr. Alexis Maizel Junior research group leader in "CellNetworks" Cluster to receive up to 900,000 euros
14 July 2014Award for Excellent Contributions to Cancer Research Hella Bühler Prize goes to Carmen Wängler and Stephan Singer – Prize money of EUR 150,000 to further advance their research work
10 July 2014Best of Germany's Major Academic Libraries Heidelberg at top of BIX Library Index for fifth consecutive year
16 June 2014Universität Heidelberg Presents James W.C. Pennington Award Historian Laurie Maffly-Kipp receives prize for research in African-American religion and history
3 June 2014German-Japanese Knowledge Exchange: High Honours for Motomu Tanaka Heidelberg/Kyoto scientist receives Philipp Franz von Siebold Award endowed with 50,000 euros
30 May 2014Symposium in honour of Axel Michaels On the occasion of the 65th birthday of Prof. Axel Michaels, a full-day programme was jointly organised by the South Asia Institute and the Cluster.
16 May 2014Announcement of DAAD Young Ambassador Programme 2014-15. DAAD invites applications to the Young Ambassador Programme 2014 -15
16 May 2014Distinction for Ten Young Scholars Festive ceremony: "Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise" will be presented
16 May 2014DFG Funds Three Heidelberg Collaborative Research Centres and a CRC/Transregio German Research Foundation approves four proposals by Universität Heidelberg in latest funding round
12 May 2014Funding for Research Training Group for Computational Image Analysis DFG supports doctoral training at Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
6 May 2014The German Research Foundation (DFG) explores further Cooperation on Indo-German International Research Training Groups DFG Bonn, DFG India Office convened with Dr. Shailja Gupta, Director, International Collaborations, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) to discuss the co-funding of new projects and further initiatives.
5 May 2014
25 April 2014Opening of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies. The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), a new Institute for Advanced Studies at Heidelberg University, was inaugurated on April 28, 2014. The ceremony took place in the main auditorium Alte Aula of Heidelberg University. Philosopher Prof. Avishai Margalit (Princeton) gave the keynote speech.
23 April 2014Marsilius Academy on Synthetic Biology Deadline for applications from young academics: 31 May 2014
7 April 2014Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels, was appointed for the Academic Advisory Council – AAC by Rector Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel. Here he will represent the interests of the humanities and social sciences. The Academic Advisory Council's role is to advise on strategy for Heidelberg University in connection with the Excellence Initiative. The members of the ACC are eminent scholars from internationally esteemed universities and research institutions, high-ranking representatives of industry and senior academics from the University of Heidelberg.
1 April 2014Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014 Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy from Public Law and International Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014
1 April 2014Prof. Dr. Irmgard Sinning wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014 Prof. Dr. Irmgard Sinning from Structural Biology, University of Heidelberg wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014.
28 February 2014HCTS welcomes first Fellows In March, the first five fellows will start their research at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS). Later this year nine more fellows will join.
27 February 2014Study Exchange Programme with Japan The Cluster established a new cooperation with the Universities of Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan. It offers a new exchange programme with scholarship options for master and doctoral students, especially from the Asian studies, economics, and political sciences.
26 February 2014QS Subject Rankings: Ruperto Carola No. 1 in Germany in Three Subjects Universität Heidelberg in the world's top 50 universities in a total of eight subjects
26 February 2014Computing with Silicon Neurons Scientists use artificial nerve cells for complex data processing tasks
5 February 2014European Research Council Funds Heidelberg Mathematician Prof. Dr. Anna Wienhard receives ERC Consolidator Grant of nearly 1.6 million euros
3 February 2014Papal Bull from the Early Years of Heidelberg University Discovered in the USA Medieval document from 1387 found in the attic of a house in St. Louis
14 January 2014Business Model for Open-Access Books DFG funding for pilot project to publish academic books online
14 January 2014Karl Jaspers Prize for Prof. Dr. Hans Maier In recognition of scholarly and philosophical achievements of international standing