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Institutional Strategies (2005-2017)

The Excellence Initiative provides funding for institutional strategies that are aimed at developing top-level university research in Germany and increasing its competitiveness at an international level. The funding covers all measures that allow universities to develop and expand their areas of international excellence over the long term and to establish themselves as leading institutions in international competition. This will make a significant contribution to strengthening science and research in Germany in the long term and increasing the visibility of current research excellence.

Excellence Initiative: Video Potraits of Funded Projects

The playlist shows portraits of all projects funded in the excellence initiative. English versions of alle films are available for download beneath the German portraits.