Cooperation partner FSU

Research Projects at Friedrich Schiller University

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.

Selected projects of the FSU

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Graduate School for Microbial Communication
The Jena School for Microbial Communication has been funded by the Excellence Initiative of the DFG since 2007.

Research projects in coordinated programmes

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The Cluster of Excellence of Friedrich Schiller University:

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

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

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DFG-Research Training Groups:
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)
The FSU is one of the applicant universities.
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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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)

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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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