German Research Foundation

Leipzig University is in charge of 21 coordinated programmes funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Interdisciplinary collaborative research is becoming increasingly important. There are also 14 DFG-funded Junior Research Groups.

Ecotron, eine Forschungsanlage mit 24 "EcoUnits"
Ozean mit arktischen Eisschollen
Forschungsarbeit in der Graduiertenschule „Matrixengineering“. Foto: Anett Albrecht
Mitglieder der Kolleg-Forschergruppe "Multiple Secularities - Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities"
Porträtaufnahme von Dr. Robert Fledrich
Foto: Forschungsflugzeug HALO beim Tanken am Flughafen
Foto: Porträtaufnahme des Medizin-Professors Ulf Wagner

Research Funding by the EU

With its Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for research, which lasted from 2007 to 2013, and the subsequent Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020, which runs from 2014 to 2020, the European Union has funded around 115 projects at Leipzig University.

EU Projects

We present the most important of these 115 projects here.

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Research Funding from Ministries

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Various state and federal ministries support research projects at our university. Here you will find an overview of current and recently funded projects with funding in excess of 500,000 euros.

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Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities

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Academy Projects

At present, professors our university are leading eight long-term projects at the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

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Research Portal

Research Projects

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Prizes and Awards

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