Science and Research

Kiel is a university of interconnecting and interactive academic cultures. We consistently apply inter-disciplinary approaches to address major, cross-cutting social topics such as climate change, health and human development. This has attracted a dramatic rise in third-party funding, while also leading to numerous publications on the relevant areas of research.


At Kiel University we actively promote individual and collaborative research. The strength and proven excellence of our four research foci lies in our co-operations with non-university institutions, our coordinated academic projects and the pooling of infrastructural platforms. Each focus bundles inter-disciplinary research across.

Jun 22, 2015 The Southeast Pacific produces more nitrous oxide than previously thought
Jun 08, 2015 A frog in the throat
May 22, 2015 Kiel researchers build the worlds smallest machines
Apr 29, 2015 Breakthrough in basic research: Kiel researchers discover new means against cancerous tumours
Feb 02, 2015 Warming of Southern Hemisphere Intensified Australian Monsoon
Dec 02, 2014 Researchers control adhesion of E. coli bacteria
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SFB 877: Protolysis as a Regulatory Event in Pathophysiology
SFB 855: Magneto-Electric Composites and Heterostructures for Medical Sensor Application
SFB 841: Liver Inflammation: Infection, Immune Regulation and Consequences
SFB 754: Climate - Biogeochemistry Interactions in the Tropical Ocean
SFB 677: Functions by Switching
SFB 668: Magnetization - single-atom to nanostructure
SFB 654: Plasticity and Sleep
SFB 574: Volatiles and Fluids in Subduction Zones
SFB 415: Specifity and Pathophysiology of Signal Transduction Pathways
SFB TR-24: Fundamentals of Complex Plasmas
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