The University of Konstanz is comprised of a wide network of research institutions. Since 2006/2007, the University of Konstanz has been successful in all three funding lines of the German Excellence Initiative as well as in the “Clusters of Excellence” funding line of the Excellence Strategy follow-up programme. Additionally, many Collaborative Research Centres (SFB), research initiatives, units and centres are carrying out research at the University of Konstanz.

Research alliances

Researchers from various disciplines and institutions carry out joint research into topics of broad impact.

Research initiatives, core facilities, network and transfer platforms

Collaborative Research Centres

Collaborative Research Centres (CRC) are long-term research facilities at universities that generally receive funding for up to 12 years. Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), these interdisciplinary research facilities give researchers from different disciplines the opportunity to work on projects together.