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

  • Environment, climate and energy research
  • IT-Design
  • Simulation of technical systems
  • Vehicle systems technology
  • Material and product technology
  • Nanostructure and molecular sciences
  • Urban and regional research
  • Educational research including university research
  • Global social policy, development policyand human working conditions
  • Culture and gender research

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. 

Welcome Centre

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