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Research Units funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) bring together specialists from various disciplines to work on a common research project, and often contribute to the creation of new areas of investigation and new research collaborations.

logo_2734 Krisengefüge der Künste: Institutionelle Transformationsdynamiken in den darstellenden Künsten der Gegenwart  (FOR 2734)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christopher Balme
Funding period: since 2018
logo_2634 Planet Formation Witnesses and Probes: Transition Discs  (FOR 2634)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Barbara Ercolano
Funding period: since 2017
logo_2568 Philologie des Abenteuers (FOR 2568)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Martin von Koppenfels
Funding period: since 2018
logo_2553 Cooperation and Competition in the Sciences (FOR 2553)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Kärin Nickelsen
Funding period: since 2017
logo_2414 Artificial Gauge Fields and Interacting Topological Phases in Ultracold Atoms (FOR 2414)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Immanuel Bloch
Funding period: since 2016
logo_2385 Facilitation of Diagnostic Competences in Simulation-Based Learning Environments in Higher Education (FOR 2385)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Frank Fischer
Funding period: since 2017
logo_2333 Macromolecular Complexes in mRNA Translocation (FOR 2333)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dierk Niessing
Funding period: since 2015
logo_2293 Active Perception (FOR 2293)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hermann J. Müller
Funding period: since 2015
Urban Ethics: Conflicts about the Good and Proper Conduct of Life in 20th and 21st Century Cities (FOR 2101)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Johannes Moser
Funding period: since 2014
logo_1745 International Public Administration. Emergence and Development of Administrative Patterns and their Effects on International Policy-Making (FOR 1745)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christoph Knill
Funding period: since 2014
logo_for_2092 Biogenesis of Thylakoid Membranes:
Spatiotemporal Organization of Photosynthetic Protein Complex Assembly 
(FOR 2092)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jörg Nickelsen
Funding period: since 2014
FOR 1986 The Role of Nature in Conceptualising Political Order: Ancient ‒ Medieval ‒ Early Modern (FOR 1986)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Andreas Höfele, Prof. Dr. Beate Kellner
Funding period: since 2013
FOR 1765 Protestantism in the Ethical Controversies of the West German Federal Republic 1949-1989 (FOR 1765)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christian Albrecht, Prof. Dr. Reiner Anselm
Funding period: since 2013
FOR 1670 Transalpine Mobility and Cultural Transfer (FOR 1670)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gisela Grupe 
Funding period: since 2012
FOR 1406 Exploiting the Potential of Natural Compounds: Myxobacteria as Source for Leads, Tools, and Therapeutics in Cancer Research (FOR 1406)
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Angelika Vollmar, Prof. Dr. Rolf Müller 
Funding period: since 2010

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