Deutsche Forschungsgemsinschaft Wissenschaftsrat

The Excellence Initiative of the federal and state governments aims to promote top-level research and to improve the quality of German universities and research institutions in general, thus making Germany a more attractive research location, making it more internationally competitive and focussing attention on the outstanding achievements of Germany universities and the German scientific community.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is one of Germany’s eleven "Universities of Excellence”, which emerged from the Excellence Initiative. The Humboldt-Universität's new research format Integrative Research Institute (IRI) forms the core of the Institutional Strategy to create an excellent framework for cutting-edge research.

"A site visit of Humboldt-Universität" with IRIS Adlershof:

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Participation of IRIS Adlershof in projects of the excellence initiative