You are here: Home Research Clusters of Excellence

Clusters of Excellence


The University of Bonn is one of the eminent research universities in Germany and has an excellent international reputation. Since 2006, it has been successful in gaining funding through the Excellence Initiative set out by the federal government and state and the German Research Foundation (DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), acquiring two Clusters of Excellence and two Graduate Schools.

As of January 2019, the University of Bonn has six Clusters of Excellence, more than any other German university. The clusters are:

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MKW) as part of the Excellence Strategy of the federal and state governments.




Document Actions