Our research profile is characterized by five interdisciplinary research areas. They are based on future-oriented disciplines that we both strengthen and network in innovative ways. These strong networks between the many subject-specific competencies creates new capabilities that we use sustainably and in a pioneering manner in our research and development.
Our current research and development is application-oriented, interdisciplinary and carried out according to ethical guidelines in nine competence centers, and in the courses of our seven departments, in the following research areas:
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, 17 globally applicable goals that concern economic, social and ecological considerations in a balanced way, are integrated effectively into our research.
Good health and well-being
Clean water and sanitation
Affordable clean energy
Decent work and economic growth
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Sustainalbe cities and communities
Responsible consumption and production
Life below water
Life on land
Peace, justice and strong institutions
Partnerships for the goals