Interdisciplinary Working Groups
With the founding of the first Interdisciplinary Working Group in 1986, the Johannes Gutenberg University created a new funding instrument for interdisciplinary collaboration in individual fields of research. The centres are established by the Senate, with a reservation of appraisal, for a certain period, and provided with €2,500 per year.
Interdisciplinary working groups serve, among other things, as nuclei for the formation of larger structures and for the creation of a critical mass, in order to find an increased echo among external funding sources.
At present Faculty 08 is involved in the following Interdisciplinary Working Groups: