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    The Hector Fellow Academy initiates innovative research projects on latest scientific problems.

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Success in Excellence Strategy

  • 07.25.2019 | Awards

    Two-Thirds of Hector Fellows associated with Excellent Universities.

    On 19 July 2019, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced its decision in the Excellence Universities funding line. A total of ten universities and one research consortium were awarded the status of excellence. Starting on 1 November 2019, the Excellence Universities and the Excellence Network will receive a total of 148 million euros in funding annually for seven years.

    18 Hector Fellows are members of Universities funded under the second funding line of the Excellence Strategy: Berlin University Alliance, Technische Universität Dresden, University of Hamburg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), University of Konstanz, LMU Munich and University of Tübingen.

    We congratulate the Hector Fellows and their respective Universities on achieving the title University of Excellence!

    Read the joint press release of the DFG and Wissenschaftsrat