Office for Research

We are RPTU’s central support facility for national and international research funding (third-party). 

The Office for Research (Referat 2 - Forschung) is the central support facility for national and international third-party research funding.  We provide tailored advice and support for the initiation, acquisition and realization of externally funded projects regarding all fields of research. Together with the University Library (Universitätsbibliothek, UB) and the Computing Center (Regionales Hoschulrechenzentrum, RHRK) we support you in research data management at RPTU .

Our service offer at a glance:

  • Regular information on calls for proposals via the our newsletter
  • Individual research on calls for project ideas
  • Initiation of cross-campus projects
  • Application support for coordinated programs and EU-funded projects
  • Proofreading of applications



Dr. Jörg Hansen

EU Representative: EU/International Research Affairs

apl. Prof. Dr. Marcus J. Naumer

Cross-campus cooperation in research & cross-border networks, good scientific practice

Dr. Lena Josch

National Research Affairs

M. Sc. Raphael Petrikat

Research Data Management