Newsletter 52/2012

Call for Application: Four Independent Research Group Leaders, Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context” (Heidelberg, Germany)
Deadline: September 15, 2012

The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context. The Dynamicsof Transculturality" at Heidelberg University invites applications for four Independent Research Group Leaders.

An Independent Research Group (IRG) / Junior Research Group (JRG) will be established in each of the four cluster research areas. For more information about the research areas see here:

The aim of each research group will be to further develop the transcultural and transdisciplinary research potential of the Cluster; to strengthen its capabilities to handle transcultural issues, and to open career paths in transcultural studies for promising PhD and post-doctoral researchers.

The project duration is three years with an option of a two year extension.

Application procedure:

via Email with the attached document to

Application requirements:

Applicants are expected to have completed their Ph.D.; have a strong publication record of high scholarly standard including a monograph with elements connected to the Cluster's research agenda; achieved international visibility within their field; and a proven track record of pursuing transcultural and transdisciplinary approaches. The Cluster's language of
communication is English.

Further information:


Steering Committee of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe"
Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch
Karl Jaspers Centre
Building 4400
Voßstraße 2
69115 Heidelberg

phone: +49-6221-54 40 05
Fax: +49-6221-54 40 12

Verantwortlich: vaboe
Letzte Änderung: 08.08.2012
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