Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Research
Interdisciplinary Research Focus

Core Interdisciplinary Research Areas

In order to promote interdisciplinary research and competitive core areas, Leibniz Universität Hannover has developed an innovative organizational structure.

The system is divided into three interdisciplinary research structures:

In the Leibniz research alliances, researchers work on core areas across the disciplines and faculties. This system is pregressive and, according the stage of development of the interdisciplinary research alliance in question, offers different types of support and institutionalization. 

Institutes of the faculty are involved in the following Leibniz Research Structures:

Leibniz Research Schools

Leibniz research schools as a highest stage finally offer a flexible structural framework for interdisciplinary research at international top level. They are limited temporally and have a particularly high level of organization and significant autonomy.