International Cooperation


The AKS institute has a long tradition in international collaboration, which is continuously promoted and enhanced.


AKS is active in the EC research framework programme, both as coordinator and project partner. AKS has established long-term research collaborations with numerous universities in China, France, Finland, Mexico, Rumania and Canada. Funded by the AvH (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Agency, and DFG (German research foundation,, the AKS hosts each year research visits of numerous AvH-, DAAD- and DFG-fellows, PhD students, post-doc and scholars. In addition, a number of PhD students spend their PhD study in AKS in joint PhD programmes.

AvH Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung


DAAD Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst


DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft