Current news at the university

Old photo of a man sittting in one of the first build cars.

People, cars and the elements

It contributed to a whole new perception of nature and yet soon became an environmental problem: How automobility changed people’s relationship to the environment and how this is reflected in American road literature is the subject of the ERC project of literary scholar Timo Müller, professor of American studies at the University of Konstanz.

Read more

Contract check at the push of a button

Pioneering work in law and computer science project: using a logic-based model to automatically test company purchase agreements for inconsistencies. The project is conducted at the Centre for Human | Data | Society at the University of Konstanz.

Read more

Curveball at the microscopic scale

The Magnus effect causes the curved trajectory of spinning footballs or tennis balls, and it can even be used for the propulsion of ships. A team of physicists led by Clemens Bechinger have now documented, for the first time, the existence of the Magnus effect at the microscopic scale.

Read more
Read more


Futher dates