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Research in the faculties

Faculty of Law

Rechtsfragen der Medizin
Internationales und Europäisches Parteienrecht und Parteienforschung
Insolvenz- und Sanierungsrecht
Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz

Bürgerliches Recht

Brügerliches Recht und Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz
Arbeitsrecht und Rechtsvergleichung
Deutsches und internationales Unternehmens-, Wirtschafts- und Kartellrecht
Internationales Privatrecht und Rechtsvergleichung sowie Privatversicherungsrecht
Deutsches, europäisches und internationales Privat- und Verfahrensrecht
Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht
Deutsches und europäisches Wettbewerbsrecht
Zivilverfahrensrecht und Handelsrecht

Öffentliches Recht

Öffentliches Recht und Verwaltungslehre
Deutsches und Ausländisches Öffentliches Recht, Völkerrecht und Europarecht
Kunst- und Kulturrecht


Strafrecht und Strafprozessrecht
Wirtschaftsstrafrecht und Medienrecht

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences



Functional Cell Morphology
Synthetic Microbiology
Systems Biology of Lipid Metabolism
Evolutionary Genetics
Quantitative and Theoretical Biology
Eukaryotic Microbiology
Zoology and Organismic Interactions
Molecular Physiology
Cell and Interaction Biology
Biochemical Plant Physiology
Functional Genome Research of Microorganisms
Solid-State NMR group
Molecular Enzymtechnology
Photosynthesis and stress physiology of plants
Mathematical Modelling of Biological Systems
Plant Genetics
Metabolic Physiology
Molecular Evolution
Microbial Cell Biology
Plant Cell Biology
Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene
Cell Biology
Population Genetics
Developmental Genetics
Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Plants
Biological Data Science
Plant Biochemistry
Physical Biology
Molecular Ecophysiology of Plants
Synthetic Biology



Inorganic Chemistry

Materials and Structural Research
Metallorganic Chemistry
Nanoporous and Nanoscaled Materials
Photoactive Materials
Crystal Engineering


Cellular Biophysics
Synthetic Membrane Systems
Biochemistry I
Structural Biochemistry
Biochemistry II

Bioorganic Chemistry

Secondary metabolism - Enzymology
Bioorganic Chemistry

 Organic Chemistry

Stereoselective Synthesis
Asymmetric Syntheses
Macromolecular Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Organic Photochemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry
Colloidal Bioadhesion

Physical Chemistry

Liquid Phase Laser Spectroscopy
Femtosecond Spectroscopy
Colloids and Nanooptics
Theory and Simulation of complex Systems
Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy
Molecular Physical Chemistry
Laser Mass Spectroscopy

Theoretical Chemistry

Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Computational Biochemistry


Research groups

Algorithmics for Hard Problems
Algorithms and Data Structures
Algorithmic Bioinformatics
Operating Systems
Image and Signal Processing
Computational Cell Biology
Computational Social Choice
Data & Knowledge Engineering
Databases and Information Systems
Dialog Systems and Machine Learning
Computational Complexity and Cryptology
Machine Learning
Computer Networks
Software Engineering and Programming Languages
Technology of Social Networks


Applied Analysis
Algebraic Geometry
Algebra and Number Theory
Applied Mathematics
Mathematical Optimization
Mathematical Statistics and Calculus of Probabilities



Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy

Institutes and Research Groups

Applied Physics
Experimental Phyiscs
Laser and Plasma Physics
Condensed Matter Physics
Soft Matter Physics
Experimental Physics of Condensed Matter
Experimental Colloidal Physics
Theoretical Physics
Quantum Technology
Experimental Medical Physics

Research Teams

Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive and Industrial Psychology
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology of Decision Making
Biological and Social Psychology
Psychological Assessment and Differential Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Mathematical and Cognitive Psychology
Physiological Psychology
Perceptual Psychology
Comparative Psychology

Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Arts and Humanities


Anglistik I: Medieval English Literature and Historical Linguistics
Anglistik II: American Studies
Anglistik III: English Language and Linguistics
Anglistik IV: Modern English Literature
Anglistik V: Anglophone Literatures / Literary Translation
Anglistik VI: Comparative Literature



Germanistik I: German Linguistics
Germanistik II: Modern German Philology
Germanistik III: German Medieval Studies



Ancient History
Medieval History
Early Modern History
Modern History
Contemporary History
History and Culture of Eastern Europe
Global History
Economic History




Greek Studies
Latin Studies



Philosophy I: Political Philosophy and Ethics
Philosophy II: Philosophy of Science, Logic, and Epistemology
Philosophy III: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language
Philosophy IV: Philosophy of Culture and Social Philosophy
Philosophy V: Philosophy and its History
Philosophy VI: Philosophy of Mind and Cognition



Romance I: Romance Literary and Cultural Studies (French, Spanish)
Romance II: Romance Linguistics (French, Spanish)
Romance IV: Romance Linguistics (French, Italienisch)
Romance V: Romance Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft (French, Spanish)

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Communication and Media Studies
Political Science
Educational research and management

Areas of the Institute

Linguistik I - Phonetics and Phonology
Linguistik II - Morphology and Syntax
Linguistik III - Semantics and Pragmatics
Linguistik IV - Psycho-​ and Neurolinguistics
Linguistik V - Computational Linguistics
Information Science

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

BA, Accounting & Taxation and Finance

Financial Services
Business Taxation
Entrepreneurship and Finance

BA, Management and Marketing

Human Resource Management and Organization Studies
Corporate Governance
Sustainability Management
Cultural Management

Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics

Competition Economics
Game Theory and Experimental Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Behavioral and Empirical Economics
Empirical Industrial Economics
Regulation and Competition Economics
Trade and Competition Policy
Experimental Economics

International and Monetary Economics

Monetary Economics
Behavioral and Competition Economics
International Economics
Industrial Economics
Applied Microeconomics
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