The Agreement on Academic Interaction with the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
On June 25, 2009, the Institute for Cultural Interaction Studies (ICIS) concluded the agreement on academic interaction with the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, the University of Heidelberg. Under the agreement, the two institutes promote various programs about cultural interaction studies cooperatively.
The Cluster of Excellence is a part of the “Exzellenzinitiative” (Excellence Initiative) program of the German Research Foundation and the German Science and Research Council. The Exzellenzinitiative program aims to promote top-level researches and to improve the quality of German universities and research institutions in general. The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at the University of Heidelberg was opened in October 2007, which is the German equivalent of Japan's Global COE program.
July 07, 2009 09:35 AM UP