Facts and Figures
The DFG currently funds 282 Collaborative Research Centres (CRC) with a total of €803 million (incl. programme allowances) for 2021 (figures as of 1 July 2021). This accounts for approximately 24% of the DFG’s total budget.
190 of these Centres are primarily based at single universities, whereas 92 CRC/Transregio are mainly based at up to three universities. Eleven new Collaborative Research Centres have been established, among them seven new CRC/Transregios.
Of the 282 Collaborative Research Centres currently running, 35 (12.4 %) are located in the field of humanities and social sciences, 50 (17.7 %) in engineering sciences,
77 (27.3 %) in the natural sciences and 120 (42.6 %) in the life sciences.
As of 1 July 2021