Facts and Figures

Date of foundation: 1st of January 1992 
 
Employees (as of 30.09.2017)
The GFZ currently employs 1261 persons: 841 scientific, technical, and administrative staff as well as 147 student assistants and apprentices, and 273 guests (primarily scientists).

Annual Budget 2017
€ 73 million institutional funds provided by the Federal Government (90%) and the State of Brandenburg (10%)
€ 37 million from third-party funding
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€ 110 million overall

Joint professorships advance networking with universities (as of May 2018):

33 Joint appointments

  • 17 University of Potsdam
  • 8 Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1 Humboldt University of Berlin
  • 4 Technical University of Berlin
  • 1 RTWH Aachen University
  • 1 Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • 1 Leibniz University of Hanover

3 Visiting Professorships

  • 1 University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2 China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

2 Other appointments

  • 1 TU Delft
  • 1 University of Teheran

8 apl.-Professors

  • 3 University of Potsdam
  • 4 Technical University of Berlin
  • 1 Freie Universität Berlin