Excellence Projects of JGU

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) performed well in the second phase of the nationwide competition of universities, the so-called Excellence Initiative by the German federal and state governments. In June 2012, the joint commission of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Council of Science and Humanities together with the responsible ministers of the federal and state governments approved the Cluster of Excellence Precision Physics, Fundamental Interactions and Structure of Matter (PRISMA) and of the Graduate School of Excellence Materials Science in Mainz (MAINZ) (go to press release).

In September 2018, the research network PRISMA+, the follow-up application of PRISMA, was recognized as a cluster of excellence (go to press release).