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Central Research Facilities

A central research facility is an institution of national importance at which the high-quality staff and/or equipment required to provide scientific and technical services for research are concentrated at a single location. Such a facility is an important scientific research instrument for strengthening the research-relevant infrastructure of science and, consequently, represents a key prerequisite for preserving and raising the efficiency of research. In accordance with their role, central research facilities are established long term. At present, the DFG maintains the following central research facilities:


Ship Time Requests

If you are a scientist at a publicly financed research institution, you can apply for ship time on Germany's large and medium-sized research vessels for oceanographic research projects:

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