Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

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Politics Oct 10
What does cultural heritage mean today? How is it identified, who preserves it - and what forces work to destroy it? These questions will be taken up at the Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context? of Heidelberg University, from 12 to 14 October 2016.
History Sep 14

Milestones of European history such as the birth of philosophy in ancient Greece, or the industrial revolution in the 19th century, are also present in East Asia.

Environment Aug 17

A new Emmy Noether junior research group at Heidelberg University's Institute of Earth Sciences will delve into the central questions of climate history.

Arts and Design Aug 10

How did the concept of a "musical past" develop between the late Middle Ages and Early Modern Age? This question is the focus of a European research team that includes music scholars from Heidelberg University.

Astronomy Aug 23

A new Emmy Noether research group at the Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH) has started working on the physics of star formation in galaxies across cosmic time spans.

Administration Aug 15

Top again in Germany: The Shanghai Ranking for 2016, i.e. the Academic Ranking of World Universities, today revealed that Heidelberg University is again the best university in Germany, for the third successive time after 2014 and 2015.

Life Sciences Aug 3
Life Sciences

For the first time, researchers from Heidelberg University have deciphered the function of the so-called decapping enzyme in bacteria.

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