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Facts and Figures

The DFG currently funds 277 Collaborative Research Centres (CRC) with a total of €767 million (incl. programme allowances) for 2019 (figures as of 15 January 2019). This accounts for approximately 23% of the DFG’s total budget.

199 of these Centres are primarily based at single universities, whereas 78 CRC/Transregio are mainly based at up to three universities. Ten new Collaborative Research Centres have been established, among them two new CRC/Transregios.

Of the 277 Collaborative Research Centres currently running, 33 (11.9 %) are located in the field of humanities and social sciences, 46 (16.6 %) in engineering sciences, 84 (30.3 %) in the natural sciences and 114 (41.2 %) in the life sciences.

Diagram: Collaborative Research Centres

As of 01 January 2019