Within its fields of competence, the University of Kassel has established the following focus areas: 

  • Technical system simulation - Industrial system technology
  • Nanostructure and molecular sciences
  • Educational research including university research
  • National and global social policy, development policy and decent work
  • Environment, climate and nutrition
  • Energy supply systems of the future
  • Culture and gender research
  • Social useful IT-Design

Several research approaches have a common platform in scientific centres and interdisciplinary researchgroups across different faculties. Among these are: 

Visiting Scholars

Research at the University of Kassel is interdisciplinary among a full range of subjects. German universities, including the University of Kassel, are characterised by a close integration of research and teaching; this approach links quality with qualification and draws on many specialised sources. 

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