Students can apply for the one-off 200 EUR energy price allowance from March 15. It is available to all students who were enrolled at a German institute of higher education on the cut-off date of December 1, 2022 and who had their domicile or habitual residence in Germany on that date. Students must submit their online application by September 30, 2023 at the latest.

His research gives people suffering from severe autoimmune diseases such as lupus new hope: Prof. Dr. Georg Schett has been awarded the most important German research prize, the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, in recognition of his work. The prize is not only a prestigious honor, it also entails 2.5 million euros in research funds.

Metastasis is a particularly insidious threat for cancer patients. FAU medical expert Prof. Dr. Thomas Brabletz hopes to gain a better understanding of tumor cells and metastasis. He has received 1.25 million euros in funding from the DFG for this purpose.

Today, the Academic Freedom Index (AFI) project presents its Update 2023, providing an overview of the state of academic freedom in 179 countries. The decline in academic freedom affects over 50% of the world's population, approximately 4 billion people.

What sounds like science fiction could soon become a reality: Photovoltaic systems that are so thin and light that they can float and fly. In an interview, Prof. Dr. Christoph Brabec explains what these “emerging photovoltaics (e-PV)” are made of and why they are the future of photovoltaic systems.