University of Hamburg

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Location: Hamburg - Hamburg
Mittelweg 177, 20148 Hamburg



¤4.8 million for Projects on the Big Bang and the Higgs particle

Astronomy & Space

Several research groups at the Department of Physics at Universität Hamburg will receive almost ¤5 million over the next three years for their joint projects at the world's largest particle accelerator. With their measurements, they are researching the particles that form the building blocks of all matter.

Health - May 31

DFG to Provide Approximately 39 Million Euro Funding for Three Major Interdisciplinary Projects at Universität Hamburg


The German Research Foundation (DFG) has announced that the Universität Hamburg Faculty of Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) will receive a new collaborative research center (CRC). Two further CRC Transregios, of which Universität Hamburg is part, were extended for a further funding phase.

Traces of Empires: Students Curate Exhibition at the University Museum

Art and Design

The Spanish-American War broke out in 1898, which resulted in, among other things, the occupation of the Philippines by the United States. Universität Hamburg students are now showcasing the consequences of this turning point, which reverberate to this day in the southeast Asian Pacific nation. The special exhibition will last through October 2024.

Innovation - Apr 10

Universität Hamburg Launches UHHGPT


Since 9 April 2024, all members of Universität Hamburg have had access to ChatGTP via the University. A special tool ensures that the chatbot, which relies on AI, can be used anonymously and in compliance with data protection laws.

Environment - Mar 25

First global study of coastal seas as carbon dioxide reservoirs possible


Coastal seas form a complex transition zone between the two largest CO2 sinks in the global carbon cycle: land and ocean.

Law - Mar 6

Digital Exhibition Explains Issues in International Law


When does a state become a party to war? When are sanctions permissible? What about Russian theft of grain? And how can war crimes be punished? Due to Russia's attack on Ukraine, a digital exhibition now provides brief, understandable insight into the legal questions related to the war. The project was developed by Dr. Anne Dienelt and students in the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg.

Environment - Feb 12

Large Majority of Businesses Put Sustainability Front and Center


Businesses are working full steam ahead to gather data about their sustainability and climate footprint.

Health - Feb 5

Universität Hamburg Applying for Fifth Cluster


Today, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Council of Science and Humanities announced which research initiatives can apply for new excellence funding.

Environment - May 7

Political Risks Endanger German Climate Transformation


To limit global warming, Germany is set to become climate-neutral in 2045. While technologically and economically feasible, political and societal forces threaten to slow the transformation according to Stefan Aykut at the University's Cluster of Excellence Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CLICCS). Aykut has now published his findings in a study.

Physics - Apr 29

Universität Hamburg Part of 4 New EU Networks for Doctoral Researchers


Four researchers in the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences at Universität Hamburg enjoyed success in the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions and, together with their project partners, will be receiving a total of ¤13.9 million for Doctoral Networks.

Scientific Drilling Unravels Historical Mystery Surrounding Santorini

Earth Sciences

Santorini is one of the best-studied volcanic archipelagos in the world.

Environment - Mar 8

New Formula for Ecosystem ’Services’


Governments the world over are looking for novel approaches to evaluating ecosystem benefits and value.

Environment - Feb 27

Heat Waves in the Arctic Ocean to Become Regular Occurrence in the Future


Marine heat waves in the Arctic will become a regular occurrence in the future and can be traced back to the human-induced rise in greenhouse gases. This has been confirmed by a recent study published by Dr. Armineh Barkhordarian of the Cluster of Excellence Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CLICCS) at Universität Hamburg.

Universität Hamburg Involved in LISA Observatory Development

Astronomy & Space

The planning phase for the innovative space observatory LISA was completed successfully. This marks the start of the implementation phase of a large-scale international project that includes 3 research groups at Universität Hamburg. The Cluster of Excellence Quantum Universe is a core research area in astroand particle physics at Universität Hamburg.

Cutting-Edge Observation and Data Processing Systems for Astronomy

Astronomy & Space

The Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) is the world's largest radio telescope for radio shortwave and and ultrashort wave reception.

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