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Excellence Indicators at the Faculty of Medicine

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The Excellence Initiative of the Federal Government and the States supports outstanding projects and institutions. The aim is to sustainably strengthen Germany as a centre of science and to further improve its international competitiveness. In concrete terms, scientific excellence, development of profiles and cooperation within the science system will be strengthened.

Under the current Federal Government and the States Excellence Strategy, four clusters of excellence are funded at the University of Cologne, including the CECAD - Cluster of Excellence for Aging Research.

The Faculty of Medicine sustains its profile of excellence through the following institutions, projects and initiatives: