Research Centers and Research Units

The diversity and interdisciplinary nature of the research at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is clearly demonstrated by the numerous initiatives in which the researchers get involved. Especially distinguished are the subject-based Research Centers and Research Units.

 

Research Centers

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz organizes its cutting-edge research in its following Research Centers (Strongholds) in which excellent work groups are concentrated in joint research fields and have the aspiration to be competitive at the national and the international level. From 2014 to 2016, they are being financially supported by the Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry of Science, Continuing Education, and Cultural Affairs.

 

Research Units

In a competitive selection process with external expertise under the auspices of the University’s Gutenberg Research College (GRC), the following nine so-called Research Units (High Potentials) were selected for their specific potential for interdisciplinary research. From 2014 to 2016, they are being financially supported by the Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry of Science, Continuing Education, and Cultural Affairs.