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
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
The Cluster of Excellence of Friedrich Schiller University:

Balance of the Microverse

Research Centres
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
DFG Collaborative Research Centres:

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

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 HertweckExternal link

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

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 StudiesExternal link (since 2018)
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Sven RauExternal link (Ulm University)
Co-Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Dietzek de

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

CRC/TR 294: Structural Change of PropertyExternal link
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Hartmut RosaExternal link

Participations in DFG Collaborative Research Centres

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

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

Completed DFG-Collaborative Research Centres

Research Training Groups
DFG Research Training Groups:

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

RTG 2155 ProMoAgeExternal link (since 2016)
Spokesperson MLU Halle: Prof. Dr. Andreas SimmExternal link
Dep. Spokesperson FSU Jena: Prof. Dr. Regine HellerExternal link

IRTG 2309 TransTiP: Geo-ecosystems in transition on the Tibetan PlateauExternal link (since 2017)
Spokesperson: Prof. Antje SchwalbExternal link (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 forestsExternal link (since 2017)
Spokesperson: Prof. Helge BruelheideExternal link
Friedrich Schiller University is one of the applicant universities.

RTG 2522 Strong Dynamics & Criticality in Quantum and Gravitational Systems External link(since 2019)
Spokesperson: Prof. Holger GiesExternal link

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

GRK 2732 M-M-M: Materials-Microbe-Microenvironment: Antimicrobial biomaterials with tailored structures and properties (seit 2022)
Spokesperson: Prof. Klaus Jandt de
Co-Spokesperson:  Prof. Bettine LöfflerExternal link

GRK 2792 Autonomie heteronomer Texte in Antike und Mittelalter (seit 2022)
Spokesperson: Prof. Katharina Bracht de
Co-Spokesperson: Prof. Matthias Perkams de

Further graduate schools / graduate colleges and doctoral schools:

Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC)

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

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

Jena School Molecular MedicineExternal link 

Abbe School of Photonics  

Kolleg Globale BildungExternal link  

Doktorandenschule des Jena Center "Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts"External link  

Graduiertenkolleg "Advanced Photon Science" des Helmholtz-Instituts JenaExternal link  

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"External link  

International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical CyclesExternal link  

International Leibniz Research School for Microbial and Biomolecular InteractionsExternal link  

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

Helmholtz Interdisciplinary Graduate School for Environmental Research (HIGRADE)External link  

Leibniz Graduate School on AgeingExternal link  

Helmholtz Research School for Advances Photonics (HRS-AP)External link

International Max Planck Research School for the Science of Human HistoryExternal link


Completed Research Training Groups 

Research Units
Priority Programmes
DFG Priority Programmes:

PP 2248 Polymer -based Batteries
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. SchubertExternal link

 Completed DFG-Priority Programmes

EU Projects
7th Research Framework Program / EU's Horizon 2020 programme:

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

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