Research Projects

In this section, you can find a selection of research projects that are funded by national and international sources of funding and are currently managed at Ruhr University. These include, among others, the Excellence Strategy projects as well as the coordinated programmes of the German Research Foundation, ERC projects, joint projects funded by the European Union, projects that are funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF, as well as foundation projects.

Most chemical reactions, important industrial processes, and almost all biological processes take place in the liquid phase. In the Cluster of Excellence RESOLV, scientists work in the field of solvation science.

IT security has become a central societal issue since networked devices have permeated our world. This is what the Cluster of Excellence CASA is concerned with.


Ruhr Unviersity unites research expertise under one roof that spans the full breadth and width of disciplines and is pretty much unparalleled in Germany. This is reflected in our Collaborative Research Centres.

The European Union has been supporting outstanding research that aims at developing future innovations with its Horizon 2020 Programme since 2014.

The BMBF funds numerous projects and networks researching into innovative ideas and state-of-the-art technologies at Ruhr University's institutes.

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Research Support Office
Research at Ruhr University
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