DFG funded research projects

What are the average funding volumes of DFG funded research projects? And how many of these projects are currently to be found at the University of Stuttgart?

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is the largest research funding organization in Europe. Its annual budget amounts to 3 billion euro and is almost completely financed by the German federal and state governments.

Research projects funded by the DFG enjoy an excellent reputation in the scientific community.  

We therefore would like to give you an overview of how many major DFG funded projects are currently being coordinated by or carried out with the participation of the University of Stuttgart.

As funding volumes may vary considerably from case to case - depending on the subject and equipment needed, we will not indicate but the average funding volumes of each funding category. For example, a Collaborative Research Center (CRC) in the humanities may be funded with 700,000 euro per year, whereas a highly technical CRC may need and be funded with up to 4 million euro per year.

 

Number of major DFG funded research projects at the University of Stuttgart:

  • 8 Collaborative Research Centers (CRC) or Transregional Collaborative Research Centers (CRC/Transregios) coordinated by the University of Stuttgart

 

  • 6 Collaborative Research Centers (CRC) or Transregional Collaborative Research Centers (CRC/Transregios) with the participation of the University of Stuttgart. Average funding volume per year: 2 million euro. Funding period: 4 years, maximum funding duration: 12 years

 

  • 3 DFG-Priority Programs (SPP) coordinated by the University of Stuttgart. Average funding volume per year: 1.02 million euro. Maximum funding duration: 6 years

 

  • 3 Research Training Groups (GRK), of which two are coordinated by the University of Stuttgart. Average funding volume per year: 1 million euro. Funding period: 4 ½ years, maximum funding duration: 9 years

 

Status:  23 May 2018

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