Recht im Kontext aims at an enhanced re-contextualization of the law among its neighboring disciplines. From a genuinely legal perspective, the research network seeks to initiate new forms of dialogue and to create discursive structures between the law, the humanities and social sciences.
The Blankensee-Colloquia are international seminars on an inovative topic from the humanities and social sciences, organised by young scholars from the Berlin Brandenburg region. Under the key word "Cultural and social change" they foster research on processes of contemporary social and cultural change.
The Anna Krüger Foundation awards "an Anna Krüger Prize of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin to a researcher who has written an outstanding work in good and understandable scholarly language".
An overview of completed projects of the Wissenschaftskolleg can be found in the
The Forum Transregionale Studien is a Berlin-based research platform designed to promote research that connects systematic and region-specific questions in a perspective that addresses entanglements and interactions beyond national, cultural, and regional frames.
Three of Germany's largest archives and libraries have joined forces. Since February 2014 their main office has been situated here at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.
The association's website
In the 1990ies, the Wissenschaftskolleg supported various initiatives of former fellows to set up Institutes for Advanced Study in Eastern Europe. Later, other initiatives followed in other parts of the world. Today, these institutions are among the most important partners of the Wissenschaftskolleg. More
NetIAS is a Network of 17 European Institutes for Advanced Study.