Forschungs-Information Tübingen (FIT)The research database of the University of Tübingen: projects, portfolios, cooperations

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2024 - 2026
Anja Wolkenhauer
Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH)
2024 - 2027
Philipp Hennig
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2015 - 2017
Francois Paquet-Durand
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)
2024 - 2025
Jose Hurst
Helmut-Ecker-Stiftung
2024
Stefanie Joos
Bundesministerium des Innern und für Heimat (BMI)

International cooperations

Organizations

Faculty of Protestant Theology  21 portfolios 41 projects

Ethics and Principles of Christian Society  1  1

Institute for the Study of Religion and Jewish Studies (Institutum Judaicum)   5

Institute of Ancient Jewish Studies and History of Hellenist Religion  1  1

Institute of Biblical Archaeology   1

Institute of Hermeneutics and Dialogue between Cultures   

Institute of Late Middle Ages and the Reformation   

Protestant Institute of Religious Instruction (EIBOR)  1  2

Protestant Preaching School  1  5

Protestant Seminary  17  8

Faculty of Catholic Theology  21 portfolios 28 projects

Catholic Institute of Religious Instruction (KIBOR)  1  3

Catholic Seminary  14  4

Institute of Ecumenical and Interreligious Research  1  2

Faculty of Law  29 portfolios 29 projects

Civil Law group  9  

Criminal Law group  6  1

Institute for Financial and Tax Law  3  

Institute for Law and Religion  3  

Institute of Criminology  3  9

Public Law group  6  

Tübingen Research Institute on the Determinants of Economic Activity (TRIDEA)  3  

Faculty of Medicine  266 portfolios 1256 projects
Hospitals and clinical institutes  141  1057

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Hospital  1  11

Center for Ophthalmology  15  107

University Eye Hospital  9  22

Research Center for Ophthalmology  3  78

Center for Women's Health  4  3

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics  4  

Research Center for Women's Health   2

Center of Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery (Department)  3  7

Department of Conservative Dentistry   

Department of Prosthodontics with Propaedeutics  3  1

Department of Orthodontics   3

University Centre of Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Surgery   6

Department for IT and Applied Medical Informatics (DITAMI)   7

Information Technology Division (GBIT)   

Institute for Applied Medical Informatics (AMI)   

Institute for Translational Bioinformatics (TBI)   1

Medical Data Integration Center (meDIC)   6

Department of Dermatology  12  71

Department of Diagnostic Laboratory Medicine  15  84

Institute of Medical Genetics and Applied Genomics   54

Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene  11  9

Institute of Medical Virology and Epidemiology of Viral Diseases  3  17

Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry   2

Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology (Department)  1  3

Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics  2  5

Pharmacology, Experimental Therapy and Toxicology   1

Clinical Pharmacology   1

Pharmacogenomics   3

Department of Internal Medicine  24  177

Internal Medicine Department I   31

Internal Medicine Department II  1  21

Internal Medicine Department III   36

Internal Medicine Department IV  1  10

Department V, Sports Medicine   14

Department VI, Psychosomatics   12

Department VII, Tropical Medicine   38

Department VIII, Medical Oncology and Pulmonology   6

Clinical Cooperation Unit (KKE)   4

Peptide-based Immunotherapy   1

Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotechnology  4  22

Department of Neurosurgery  3  18

Institute for Neuromodulation and Neurotechnology  1  2

Department of Orthopedic Surgery   2

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; Polyclinic  1  8

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy  9  75

Department of General psychiatry and psychotherapy with outpatient clinic   38

Department of Paediatric Psychiatry, Psychosomatic and Psychotherapy with Polyclinic   15

Department of Radiation Oncology  3  6

Department of Radiology  9  54

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology   16

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Molecular Imaging   5

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology   3

Department of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance   5

Department of Preclinical Imaging and Radiopharmacy   26

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery   6

Department of Urology  3  10

General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery Hospital  1  

Institute for Clinical and Experimental Transfusion Medicine   3

Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Applied Biometry  1  15

Institute for General Practice and Interprofessional Care  1  45

Institute of Health Sciences   3

Midwifery Science   

Nursing Science   

Population-based medicine   3

Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine and Health Services Research  3  14

Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine (IMIT)  13  78

University Children’s Hospital - Department of Paediatrics  10  89

Paediatrics Department I and Polyclinic   44

Paediatrics Department II and Polyclinic   6

Paediatrics Department III and Polyclinic   7

Paediatrics Department IV   15

Department of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology and Polyclinic   2

University Department of Neurology  11  200

Department of Neurology with Focus on Neurovascular Diseases   48

Department of Neurology with an interdisciplinary focus on neuro-oncology   

Department of Neurology with Focus on Neurodegenerative Disorders   82

Department of Neurology with Focus on Neurodegenerative Disorders   40

Non-clinical institutes  32  173

Interfaculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ)  6  51

Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)  7  37

Department of Anatomy   16

Institute for Neuroanatomy and Developmental Biology   3

Institute for Clinical Anatomy and Cell Analytics   13

Institute of Medical Psychology  4  30

Institute of Physiology  1  8

Vegetative and Clinical Physiology  1  3

Neurophysiology   3

Institute of Ethics and History of Medicine  2  10

Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH)   21

Department of Cell Biology of Neurological Diseases   21

Department of Systems Neuroscience   1

Department of Neural Dynamics and Magnetencephalography   1

Hertie Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Brain Health (HIAI)  1  1

Institute for Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics (IBMI)  8  

Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBE)  1  

Department of Medical technology and regenerative medicine  1  

Department of Microphysiological systems   

Medical materials science and technology   

Interfaculty Research Institute for Sports and Physical Activity  2  

The M3 Research Center - Malignom, Metabolome and Microbiome  1  

Tübingen Institute for Medical Education (TIME)   

Other Faculty of Medicine facilities   3

Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC)   1

University dispensary   

Faculty of Humanities  196 portfolios 404 projects
Department of Ancient Studies and Art History  49  135

Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Studies (IANES)  11  53

Institute of Classical Archaeology  4  17

Institute of Philology  8  12

Institute of Prehistory and Medieval Archaeology (UFG)  11  33

Institute of Art History (KHI)  6  6

Institute of Musicology  5  10

Institute of Religious Studies  2  2

Institute for Archaeological Sciences (INA)  1  9

Department of Asian and Oriental Studies  20  48

Cultural Anthropology Section  3  6

Indian Studies  3  1

Japanese Studies Section  4  4

Oriental and Islamic Studies Section  2  11

Chinese Studies Section  5  5

Korean Studies Section  1  18

Department of History  26  55

Institute of Ancient History  4  12

Institute of Medieval History  6  22

Institute of Modern History  6  12

Institute of Contemporary History  5  5

Institute for Eastern European History and Area Studies  2  1

Institute of Library Science for Historians  2  1

Institute of Didactics of History and Public History  1  

Department of Modern Languages  75  136

Institute of German Language and Literature  25  52

Institute of English Languages and Literatures  19  17

Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures  13  18

Institute of Slavic Languages and Literatures  7  12

Institute of Linguistics (SfS)  10  46

Department of Philosophy and Media  21  34

Institute of Philosophy  10  10

Institute of Rhetoric  3  8

Institute of Media Studies  8  17

Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences  61 portfolios 240 projects

Department of Economics  21  37

Department of Social Sciences  38  193

Hector Institute of Education Science  4  62

Institute for Research on Far Right Extremism (IRex)   

Institute of Education (IFE)  9  29

Institute of Historical and Cultural Anthropology (LUI)  3  23

Institute of Political Science  9  19

Institute of Sociology  6  13

Institute of Sports Science (IfS)  6  47

Interfaculty Research Institute for Sports and Physical Activity  2  

Methods Center  1  4

Faculty of Science  242 portfolios 1281 projects
Department of Biology  50  280

Center for Plant Molecular Biology (ZMBP)  9  73

Institute of Evolution and Ecology  13  61

Institute of Neurobiology  5  20

Interfaculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ)  6  51

Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine (IMIT)  13  78

Department of Chemistry  26  85

Central Chemical Institute (CZI)  1  

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry  9  15

Institute of Organic Chemistry  7  19

Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPTC)  10  42

Department of Geoscience  40  316

Center for Applied Geoscience  13  86

Geography Research Area  9  60

Institute of Archaeological Sciences Research Areas (UFG)  5  65

Institute for Archaeological Sciences (INA)  1  9

Mineralogy and Geodynamics Research Area  7  21

Palaeobiology Research Area  4  4

Department of Informatics  31  155

Institute for Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics (IBMI)  8  

Tübingen AI Center  5  

Wilhelm Schickard Institute of Computer Science (WSI)  25  60

Department of Mathematics  15  35

Department of Pharmacy and Biochemistry  21  102

Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)  7  37

Pharmaceutical Institute  13  38

Plant Biochemistry Research Group at ZMBP  1  14

Department of Physics  39  244

Institute for Theoretical Physics (ITP)  12  53

Institute of Applied Physics (IAP)  8  30

Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IAAT)  8  91

Institute of Physics (PIT)  11  65

Department of Psychology  19  71

Center of Islamic Theology (ZITh)  5 portfolios 12 projects

Institute for Islamic Religious Education Research (IIRF)  1  

Collaborative research centers and transregios  49 portfolios 21 projects

CRC 923 - Threatened Orders  16  

CRC 1070 - ResourceCultures. Socio-cultural Dynamics in the Treatment of Resources  11  2

CRC 1101 - Molecular Coding of Specificity in Plant Processes  1  

CRC 1233 - Robust Vision — Inference Principles and Neural Mechanisms  1  

CRC 1253 - Catchments as Reactors: Metabolism of Pollutants on the Landscape Scale (CAMPOS)   

CRC 1391 - Different Aesthetics  2  

CRC-TR 156 - The Skin as a Sensor and Effector Organ Orchestrating Local and Systemic Immune Responses  1  

CRC-TR 261 - Cellular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Action and Production  1  

SFB-TR 352 - Mathematics of Many-Body Quantum Systems and Their Collective Phenomena  2  

Research training groups and graduate schools  36 portfolios 8 projects

LEAD Graduate School & Research Network  10  7

Research training group MOMbrane: The multifaceted functions and dynamics of the mitochondrial outer membrane  1  

Research training group: cGMP - From Bedside to Bench  1  

Research training group: Doing Transitions – The Formation of Transitions over the Life Course  1  

Research training group: Intraoperative multi-sensor tissue identification in oncology  3  

Research training group: Non-canonical G protein signaling pathways  4  

Research training group: Statistical Modeling in Psychology (SMiP)  2  1

Research training group: Women’s mental health across the reproductive years  1  

Interdisciplinary research institutions, centers and institutes  80 portfolios 346 projects
Interfaculty Institutes  37  176

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen  1  4

Institute for Archaeological Sciences (INA)  1  9

Institute for Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics (IBMI)  8  

Interfaculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ)  6  51

Animal Genetics   

Immunology  2  30

Molecular Biology   2

Quantative Proteomics   5

Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)  7  37

Biochemistry I   

Biochemistry II   

Biochemistry III   1

Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine (IMIT)  13  78

Interfaculty Research Institute for Sports and Physical Activity  2  

Clusters of Excellence  26  4

Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections (CMFI)  4  4

Image-Guided and Functionally Instructed Tumor Therapies (iFIT)  17  

Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science (CML)  5  

Interdisciplinary institutions for area studies  2  6

Baden-Württemberg Center for Brazil and Latin America  1  1

China Centrum Tübingen (CCT)   5

Interdisciplinary Centre for Global South Studies (ICGSS)  1  

Comprehensive research institutions  9  22

College of Fellows - Center for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Studies (CoF)  1  1

Tübingen Center for Gender and Diversity Research (ZGD)   

Tübingen School of Education (TüSE)  8  21

Research institutions with a core focus  12  100

Center for interdiscipinary research into life experience of disabled persons (Z.I.E.L.)  1  

Cognitive Science Center (CSC)   

European Center for Research on Federalism (EZFF)  1  

International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)  5  65

Tübingen Center for Digital Education (TüCeDE)  1  3

Werner Reichardt Center for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN)  4  32

Core Facilities  3  25

Center for Light Matter Interaction, Sensors & Analytics (LISA+)  1  3

Digital Humanities Center   2

Methods Center  1  4

Quantitative Biology Center (QBIC)  1  16

Tübingen Structural Microscopy (TSM)   

Forum Scientiarum  2  4

Leibniz Kolleg   

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Center  1  3

Tübinger Forum for Science and Humanities (TFW)  1  1

CyberValley Unit for Artificial Intelligence   2

Associated institutes  2  11

Casualty Hospital (Tübingen) (BGU)  1  8

Global Ethics Institute   

Institute for Applied Economic Research (IAW)   

Institute of Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases   

Natural and Medical Sciences Institute  1  2

Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment (SHEP)   1

Other institutions  17 portfolios 50 projects

Botanical Gardens  1  

Collegium Musicum   

IT Center (ZDV)  1  7

Knowledge Media Research Center (IWM)  6  8

Media Competence Center (ZFM)  1  2

Startup Center  1  2

University Library (UB)  1  12

University of Tübingen Museum (MUT)  1  1

General administration   

Joint seminary administration of the three theologies (GSV)   

Central Administration (ZV)  5  18
President’s Office  4  6

President and Vice-Chancellor  1  2

Vice-Presidents  3  

Executive Vice-President   

Staff unit European University Alliance (CIVIS)   

Division I – Development, General and Legal Affairs   

Division II – Research   2

Division III – Student Affairs and Studies   

Division IV – Student Affairs   

Division V – International Office  1  10

Division VI – Human Resources and Internal Services   

Division VII – Finance   

Division VIII – Construction, Safety and Environment   

Administration of the clinic   

Department of Nutrition Management   

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