41 Draft Proposals Selected for the Next Clusters of Excellence Round

Procedure Finalised for New Additions to Universities of Excellence

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At its meeting in Bonn, the international Committee of Experts selected 41 draft proposals for the next round of the Clusters of Excellence funding line under the Excellence Strategy. These will now compete with the 57 Clusters of Excellence already in receipt of funding. Under the Universities of Excellence funding line, the procedure for new additions was finalised. 

“Science and the Humanities in Favour of Democracy and Cosmopolitanism”

Statement from DFG President Katja Becker

The DFG has highlighted the significance of science and the humanities in terms of an open society and democracy and has taken a firm stand against the growing right-wing populist and anti-democratic tendencies. President Katja Becker made a statement on this to the Committee of Experts for the Excellence Strategy.

DFG - German Research Foundation