press release
Nadja Neumann

Research training group "Urban Water Interfaces" continued

Doctoral student of UWI is taking samples in Berlin waters. Photo: Clara Romero

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is extending the Research Training group  "Urban Water Interfaces" (UWI) by a further four and a half years. The DFG is funding it with a total of 5.3 million euros from 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2024.
UWI is an interdisciplinary research training group of engineers and natural scientists located at the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB) and IGB. The overall aim of the UWI research training group is to educate excellent graduate students in a structured framework. The Overall Goal of UWI is to achieve a new quality of general process understanding in urban water systems by investigating urban water interfaces as an innovative research topic, our pioneering qualification concept and interdisciplinary and international collaboration.


Contact person

Mark Gessner

Head of Department
Research group
Ecosystem Processes

Sabine Hilt

Research Group Leader
Research group
Aquatic-Terrestrial Coupling and Regime Shifts
Contact person
Mark Gessner
Sabine Hilt
(Dept. 1) Ecohydrology and Biogeochemistry
(Dept. 2) Community and Ecosystem Ecology
(Dept. 3) Plankton and Microbial Ecology

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