Funding and transparency

(last updated April 2022)

University funding typically works as follows: the university funds the salary of the professor and a small number of PhD students or Postdocs ("small number" typically is something between one and three). Further group members have to be funded by external sources, and it is part of the job of the group leader /professor to acquire such funding.

In an attempt towards transparency, we list below all our current and past funding sources.

Current funding

The salary of some of our group members comes from publically funded research projects:
We do not receive any research funding from industry (neither as salaries, stipends, honorariums or donations).

Some of the PhD students do internships in companies in order to explore options for their life after the PhD. During these internships, their contract with the university is paused completely, and they receive a personal salary from the company. Our group does not receive any money or other benefits from these internships.

Past funding

In the past, our group has received funding from the following publically funded research projects: