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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. Hans-Georg Kräusslich, is the Director of Department for Infectious Diseases (former 'The Hygiene-Institute') at Heidelberg University and he has strongly contributed to HIV/AIDS research for more than 20 years, focusing on the assembly and structure of the viral particle.
At Hyderabad University he delivered the 'Heidelberg Lecture 2014' on 12th March, 2014, 2.30 pm to a strong gathering of 400 students, researchers, scientists and faculty from the Hyderabad Network. The topic of the talk was 'HIV assembly and maturation: preparing a virus for entering a new cell. On popular demand the lecture was broadcasted live on National Knowledge Network (NKN), where it was virtually attended by many research institutes and universities.
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