Cooperation partner FSU

Research Projects at Friedrich Schiller University

Cooperation partner FSU

Numerous renowned scientific centres, the Cluster of Excellence "Balance of the Microverse", 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 at Friedrich Schiller University
Nonlinear optics in smallest dimensions
The Collaborative Research Centre 1375 "NOA" is established in July 2019 at Friedrich Schiller University

Research projects of the Friedrich Schiller University 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
DFG-Collaborative Research Centres:

CRC 1076 AquaDiva : Understanding the Links Between Surface and Subsurface Biogeosphere (since 2013)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Kirsten Küsel

CRC/TR 124 FungiNet: Pathogenic fungi and their human host: Networks of interaction (since 2013)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Axel Brakhage

CRC 1127 ChemBioSys: Chemical Mediators in Complex Biosystems (since 2014)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Christian Hertweck

CRC/TR 166 ReceptorLight: High-end light microscopy elucidates membrane receptor function (since 2015)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Klaus Benndorf

CRC 1278 Polymer-based nanoparticle libraries for targeted anti-inflammatory strategies de (seit 2017)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schubert

CRC / TR 234 CataLIGHT: Light-driven Molecular Catalysts in Hierarchically Structured Materials - Synthesis and Mechanistic Studies (since 2018)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Sven Rau (Ulm University)
Co-Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Dietzek de

CRC 1375 NOA: Nonlinear Optics down to Atomic Scales (since 2019) 
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Ulf Peschel

CRC/TR 294: Structural Change of Property
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa de

Participations in DFG-Collaborative Research Centres

CRC 950 Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa (since 2011; Spokesperson University: Hamburg)
FSU collaborateur: Prof. Dr. Tilman Seidensticker

SFB/TRR 212 A Novel Synthesis of Individualisation across Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution: Niche Choice, Niche Conformance, Niche Construction
FSU collaborateur: Prof. Holger Schielzeth

Completed DFG-Collaborative Research Centres

Research Training Groups Show content
DFG-Research Training Groups:

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

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 (since 2019)
Spokesperson: Prof. Holger Gies

IRTG 2675 META-ACTIVE: Tailored metasurfaces - generating, programming  and detecting light (seit 2021)
Sprecherin: Prof. Isabelle Staude

Further graduate schools / graduate colleges and doctoral schools:

Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC)

Graduate School "The GDR and the European Dictatorships after 1945"

Graduate School Human Behaviour in Social and Economic Change (GSBC)  

Jena School Molecular Medicine 

Abbe School of Photonics  

Kolleg Globale Bildung  

Doktorandenschule des Jena Center "Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts"  

Graduiertenkolleg "Advanced Photon Science" des Helmholtz-Instituts Jena  

Frege-Kolleg - Promotionsprogramm der Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik de  

Joint graduate schools / graduate colleges with non-university research institutions:

International Max Planck Research School "The Exploration of Ecological Interactions with Molecular and Chemical Techniques"  

International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles  

International Leibniz Research School for Microbial and Biomolecular Interactions  

International Max Planck Research School on Adapting Behavior in a Fundamentally Uncertain World  

Helmholtz Interdisciplinary Graduate School for Environmental Research (HIGRADE)  

Leibniz Graduate School on Ageing  

Helmholtz Research School for Advances Photonics (HRS-AP)

International Max Planck Research School for the Science of Human History


Completed Research Training Groups 

Research Units Show content
DFG-Research Units:

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 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

FOR 5151 Quantifying Liver Perfusion-Funtction Relationship in  Complex Resection - A Systems Medicine Approach (QuaLiPerF) (since 2020)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Dahmen

Completed DFG-Research Units

Priority Programmes Show content
DFG-Priority Programmes:

PP 2248 Polymer -based Batteries
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert de

 Completed DFG-Priority Programmes

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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