Kooperationspartner der FSU

Research Projects at Friedrich Schiller University

Cooperation partner FSU

Numerous renowned scientific centres, the Excellence Graduate School JSMC, the DFG Research Center iDiv, the Collaborative Research Centers, Research Training Groups and Research Groups exist at the Friedrich Schiller University.  In addition, the University also participates in projects funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), and in the European research programmes.

Ausgewählte Forschungsprojekte der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität

Lasersystem an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Nonlinear optics in smallest dimensions
The Collaborative Research Centre 1375 "NOA" is established in July 2019 at Friedrich Schiller University

Research projects in coordinated programmes

Units of Excellence Show content
The Cluster of Excellence of Friedrich Schiller University:

Balance of the Microverse

Research Centres Show content
The Research Centres of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at Friedrich Schiller University:

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

Collaborative Research Centres Show content
Research Training Groups Show content
DFG-Research Training Groups:

RTG 1715 Molecular Signatures of Adpative Stress Responses (since 2012)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Heinzel

RTG 2041 Modell "Romantik". Variation-Reichweite-Aktualität (since 2015)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Stefan Matuschek

IRTG 2101 Guided light, tightly packed: novel concepts, components and applications
(since 2015)
Spokesperson FSU Jena: Prof. Dr. Andreas Tünnermann
Spokesperson University Toronto: Prof. Dr. Peter Herman

RTG 2155 ProMoAge (since 2016)
Spokesperson MLU Halle: Prof. Dr. Andreas Simm
Dep. Spokesperson FSU Jena: Prof. Dr. Regine Heller

IRTG 2309 TransTiP: Geo-ecosystems in transition on the Tibetan Plateau (since 2017)
Spokesperson: Prof. Antje Schwalb (TU Braunschweig)
Friedrich Schiller University is one of the applicant universities.


IRTG 2324 TreeDì - - Tree Diversity Interactions: The role of tree-tree interactions in local neighbourhoods in Chinese subtropical forests (since 2017)
Spokesperson: Prof. Helge Bruelheide
Friedrich Schiller University is one of the applicant universities.

RTG 2522 Strong Dynamics & Criticality in Quantum and Gravitational Systems
Spokesperson: Prof. Holger Gies

Further graduate schools / graduate colleges and doctoral schools:
Joint graduate schools / graduate colleges with non-university research institutions:
International Max Planck Research School for the Science of Human History
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DFG-Research Units:

RU 1616 Dynamics and Interactions of Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronic (since 2012)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Carsten Ronning

Kollegforschergruppe RU 1642 Landnahme, Acceleration, Activation. Dynamics and (de-)stabilisation of modern growth societies (since 2011)
Prof. Dr. Klaus Dörre
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa

RU 1738 Heme and heme degradation products: alternative functions and signaling mechanisms (since 2012)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Stefan H. Heinemann

RU 2179 MAD Soil - Microaggregates: Formation and Turnover of the Structural Building Blocks of Soil (since 2015)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Kai Uwe Totsche

RU 2285 Debris Disks in Planetary Systems (since 2015)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Alexander V. Krivov

RU 2518 Functional dynamics of ion channels and transporters (DynIon) (since 2015)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Klaus Benndorf

RU 2783 Probing the Quantum Vacuum at the High-Intensity Frontier (since 2019)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Holger Gies

RU 3004 Synaptic pathology in autoimmune encephalitis- SYNABS (since 2019)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Christian Geis

RU 5000 Biotic interactions, community assembly, and eco-evolutionary dynamics as drivers of long-term biodiversity- ecosystems functioning relationships (since 2019)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Nico Eisenhauer (German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig)

RU 3004 SYNABS- Synaptic pathology in autoimmunie encephalities (since 2019)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Christian Geis

Completed DFG-Research Units

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EU-Projects Show content
7th Research Framework Program /EU's Horizon 2020 program:

Powerful and Efficient EUV Coherent Light Sources (PECS)

Multi-dimensional interferometric amplification of ultrashort laser pulses (MIMAS)

Unifying concepts in the topological design of non-crystalline materials (UTOPES)

Exciton-Phonon Coupling from First Principles (Exphon)

"Thinking in Images. Herder´s Adrastea from 1801-03 up to nowadays" (TIM-Adrastea)


Networking Innovation Room for Added Value Networking Alliances (NIR-VANA)

BMBF-Projects Show content

Of the numerous funded projects of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) should be explicitly mentioned:

Innovative Hochschule

Research Campus

Twenty20 - Partnerships for Innovation

Centres for Innovation Competence

Käte Hamburger International Centres

Förderung von Gesundheitsregionen

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