Collaborative Research Centres
- Advisory and Decision-Making Bodies
Advisory and Decision-Making Bodies
The Grants Committee on Collaborative Research Centres
The Grants Committee convenes twice a year to decide on funding for each Collaborative Research Centre in the relevant fiscal year. The committee is composed of approximately 40 researchers from the DFG's Senate Committee, one representative of the federal government (Bund) and one representative from each of the 16 federal states (Länder).
The Senate Committee on Collaborative Research Centres
- appointed by the DFG's Senate,
- responsible for advising the Collaborative Research Centres, from the preparation of the funding proposal to active involvement in the review process and evaluation of the findings, through to the funding decision,
- composed of up to 40 researchers who automatically serve on the Grants Committee on Collaborative Research Centres as representatives of the scientific community.