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Facts and Figures

The DFG currently funds 269 Collaborative Research Centres (CRC) with a total of €722 million (incl. programme allowances) for 2018 (figures as of 1 January 2018). This accounts for approximately 22% of the DFG’s total budget.

192 of these Centres are primarily based at single universities, whereas 77 CRC/Transregio are mainly based at up to three universities. 15 new Collaborative Research Centres, among them three new CRC/Transregios, were established on 1 January 2018.

Of the 269 Collaborative Research Centres currently running, 34 (12.6 %) are located in the field of humanities and social sciences, 46 (17.1 %) in engineering sciences, 83 (30.9 %) in the natural sciences and 106 (39.4 %) in the life sciences.

As of 1 January 2018


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