Clusters of Excellence

Cluster of Excellence - "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation"

As a joint undertaking of the universities in Kiel and Lübeck, in collaboration with the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, the Research Center Borstel and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön, as well as the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel, the German Research Foundation (DFG) has been supporting the cluster "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation" since 2019. It follows the cluster "Inflammation at Interfaces (I@I)", which has been funded since the start of the Excellence Initiative in 2007.

"Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation (PMI)"

"Inflammation at Interfaces (I@I)"

Cluster of Excellence - "ROOTS - Social, Environmental, and Cultural Connectivity in Past Societies"


Cluster of Excellence - "The Future Ocean"

200 researchers who are members of the Kiel Marine Scientists Network, with the participation of seven faculties at Kiel University, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel, investigate changes in the ocean for global, sustainable management of the oceans and marine resources since the start of the 2007 Excellence Initiative.

"The Future Ocean"