Scientific research strongly depends upon a constructive atmosphere for work, a suitable infra-structure, sufficient financial backing and personalities leading in the field of research; first of all, however, personal support and interest on a private level is needed, so that small unbureaucratic services become possible that make fellows feel that they are more than simply guests at the ZiF.
The Circle of the Friends and Donors of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) e. V. was founded to be a non-profit making body to maintain and consolidate ZiF's importance as a supraregional research institution and international meeting place of science. Moreover, the Friends and Donors offer a platform to former fellows, academic organisers and those interested in the work at the ZiF who wish to maintain contact and identify themselves with the aims and objectives of the ZiF.
This is to be achieved by
To achieve this, personal commitment and, of course, funds are required.
If you wish to take an active part in supporting the Circle, please contact the committee. Donations can be made to the bank account:
Or join the Circle and become a member. The minimal annual contribution is 30 € for personal membership and 260 € for institutional memberships and associations. There is also the possibility of a membership for life by making a single contribution of at least ten annual contributions.
Membership fees and donations are tax deductible conforming to German law. If you want to join the Friends and Donors, you can download the membership form as PDF-document provided at the bottom the page.