Grants and Promotions

Return visit of the UNESCO scholarship students

UNESCO-logo.gif There is a vivid exchange on the student level between Heidelberg and Phnom Penh. Granted by the UNESCO, we again hosted two student guests from the Royal University of Fine Arts and Architecture (RUFA), Cambodia, coming with the help of UNESCO scholarships in October, 2006.


IWR Innovation Award in
Scientific Computing for Cultural Heritage

IWRInnovationAward In 2006 the IWR of the University of Heidelberg started to offer a grant to encourage students from Cambodia to plan and undertake a research project contributing to the cultural heritage of Angkor. Detailed information can be found here.

Applications should be sent to

    Angkor Project Group (APG)
    Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans Georg Bock
    IWR, Heidelberg University
    Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
    69120 Heidelberg, Germany



UNESCO scholarship students from Cambodia

UNESCO-logo.gif From October 8 to December 4, 2005, we hosted the following guests in the Angkor Project Group at IWR, University of Heidelberg: Four UNESCO scholarship holders from the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA), Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, at Phnom Penh, Cambodia and a lecturer also from RUFA, Phnom Penh, funded by the German Development Service (DED).

The picture taken on the occasion of the Welcome reception of our guests of the group from the Royal University of Fine Arts and Architecture, RUFA, Phnom Penh, is taken during the welcome reception at IWR on October 10, 2005.

Welcome reception









Our guests for the next two month. From left to right: METH Ravireak, HENG Vichittaro, NHEAN Tharath, SAN Sivatha, SUON Ratana.

Summary of the activities during the two month visit.


Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Stiftung

Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Stiftung Temple reconstructions were initially sponsored by the Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Stiftung in a programm called Computer Modeling, Analysis and Visualization of Angkor Wat Style Temples in Cambodia. We also express our thanks for the sponsoring of Internet access at the Royal University of Fine Arts (RUFA).



MFG Stiftung Baden-Württemberg

MFG Stiftung Baden-Württemberg A database with information about the Phnom Bakheng is sponsored by a do it stipend for Philipp Struck.