Stiftung Mercator is a private foundation which fosters science and the humanities, education and international understanding. It specifically initiates, develops and funds projects and partner organizations in the thematic fields to which it is committed: it wants to strengthen Europe, improve integration through equal educational opportunities for everyone, drive forward the energy transition as a trigger for global climate change mitigation and firmly anchor cultural education in schools.
Receiving its Royal Charter in 1960, Churchill College, is the national and Commonwealth memorial to Sir Winston Churchill. It is the embodiment of his vision of how higher education can benefit society in the modern age.
Like the thirty other colleges in Cambridge University, we are committed to outstanding academic achievement; more than twenty of our members have won the Nobel Prize.
This non-profit foundation was created under Swiss private law by Mr and Mrs Jacques and Lucette Brocher. Its purpose, since the demise of its founders, is to host scientists and experts in the ethical, legal and social implications of the development of medical research and biotechnologies in the Hermance domain.
Fudan Institute for Advanced Study (FDIAS for short) was founded in October 2015 to promote a domestic and international academic exchange of top talents, push forward the development and integration between different disciplines, produce significantly creative academic thoughts and nurture young academic talents.
Au cœur d'Istanbul, l'Institut français d'Études Anatoliennes (USR3131) impulse et dirige des recherches en sciences humaines et sociales sur la Turquie et son aire culturelle. Les champs de recherche de l'Ifea concernent les mémoires et les mobilités ; les affrontements, conflits et alliances des peuples et des cultures autour et à l'intérieur du plateau anatolien, du Caucase aux Balkans ; les questions liées aux notions de patrimoine et d'identité ; l'habitat à travers les âges ; les moyens d'affirmation du pouvoir.
The essential TUM-IAS concept is to allow not only selected guest scientists but also our best faculty members to conduct top-level research while offering early-career scientists the chance to develop their talents in the inspiring environment of outstanding senior scientists. To this end, Fellows on different levels of seniority will be given the possibility to devote their full time to innovative research projects in nascent areas of science which bear the promise of major scientific breakthroughs.
The Institute of Advanced Study was formally inaugurated into Durham University on 11th October 2006 to fulfill its ambition to join the cohort of world Universities renowned for their agenda-setting research.
Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German and French governments decided to launch a Franco-German Research Centre for the Social Sciences that would also be open to other European countries. Established on 9 October 1992 and officially opened on 8 September 1994, it was given the name of the French historian Marc Bloch (1886-1944). The Centre's first director was historian Etienne François (1992-1999), who was then followed by philosopher Catherine Colliot-Thélène (2000-2005), political scientist Pascale Laborier (2005-2010) and historian Patrice Veit (2010-2015).
The University of Michigan’s Armenian Studies Program (ASP) promotes the study of the history, language, and culture of Armenia and Armenians and helps prepare the new generation of scholars in the field. ASP is built on the solid foundation of rigorous curriculum offered by the two endowed chairs in Armenian studies: The Alex Manoogian Chair in Modern Armenian History (1981) and the Marie Manoogian Chair in Armenian Language and Literature (1987).