Research in Kiel

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Research in Kiel

Kiel is excellent! – There are a number of renowned institutions in Schleswig-Holstein’s regional capital which stand out due to their high-class research. Their work shows that research is of great importance for our society.

The main focus is put on the fields of marine and geosciences, medical sciences, nano sciences as well as economic sciences. Kiel’s researchers use new forms of media technology to forge new pathways in science communication.

Here, the interconnection of all facilities and the interdisciplinarity of all topics not only demonstrates international significance but it also shows that Kiel’s scientific landscape is excellent.

Excellent research


Kiel's universities and research institutes collaborate within Clusters of Excellence Read more

Brilliant minds

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World-class research is not new to Kiel: six Nobel Prize laureates have taught at Kiel University Read more


Header photo: Jürgen Haacks / Uni Kiel
Photos top:
Nicolai Mumm / Uni Kiel; Jürgen Haacks / Uni Kiel; Jürgen Haacks / Uni Kiel; Fraune / Uni Kiel; Exzellenzcluster „Ozean der Zukunft“
Photos bottom:
Ronald Frommann / Uni Kiel; Landeshauptstadt Kiel / Kerstin Dronske