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State Ministry of Baden-Wuerttemberg for Sciences, Research and Arts

Original name: 
Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
Königstraße 46
Stuttgart 70173

The Ministry for Science, Research and Art of Baden-Wuerttemberg is in charge of all universities of the federal state, the major part of the non-university research institutions, the scientific libraries and archives, as well as the major institutions of art. All these institutions constitute the rich scientific and cultural landscape of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The ministry supports the activities of these institutions and contributes to their funding. In addition it supports innovations and initiates reforms.


Baden-Wuerttemberg supports science and research in the federal state – in addition to the basic funding of universities and institutions for art – via numerous programmes:

  • support programmes for universities: elite programme for post-docs, support of graduates, junior professors, support of women in science, young innovators – support of university-based start-ups; and
  • research promotion: support of R&D projects at universities of applied sciences, centres for applied research, promotion of patent applications, priority programme research at universities.