Teaser VR-Filme

Virtual reality experience

Immerse yourself in our 360° VR videos. Visit labs and buildings from universities and other research institutions to explore how studying and researching in Germany feels like.

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Brain research

Our emotions and our capacity for rational thought, our self-control and our ability to let ourselves go: the brain is the place where everything comes together. It is hardly surprising that brain research is becoming more and more interdisciplinary: for example, one previously neglected aspect is being investigated by a mechanical engineer. Read also in this edition how cities can be used to generate solar power, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

Newsletter: December 2019
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An engineer deconstructs the brain

Only recently have researchers begun using engineering methods to examine biological materials. Silvia Budday is exploring the mechanics of the brain, which is a somewhat exotic approach in the field of brain research.


PhD positions in cancer research at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg

The International PhD Program of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg invites you to conduct research at the forefront of basic, epidemiological and translational cancer research. The closing dates for application are 5 January and 31 May 2020.

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Welcome to the German start-up scene

How do you turn your start-up idea into a business? And why is Germany a great place to do it? 15 international researchers found out during the first Innovation Week.

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Our webinars provide an insight into the German research landscape, funding opportunities and other subjects. The speakers are experts from various German research institutes.

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