Objectives of ceres

Overall objectives of ceres are:

  • interdisciplinary research,
  • the education, advanced training and promotion of young researchers,
  • research-oriented teaching and education,
  • as well as information and consulting of the public in all fields of health-related issues.

Consolidation of Interdisciplinary Communication 

ceres creates an organizational framework to foster the cooperation between manifold academic actors. Besides strengthening the cooperation between its members, the institution aims at bringing together national and international academic and societal scholars and institutions, creating new co-operations, alliances, partnerships, and, moreover, new and lasting interdisciplinary research associations.

Generating Innovative Ideas

Thanks to its interdisciplinary structure and cross-departmental composition, ceres facilitates novel approaches to generate knowledge about health-related issues on a trans-disciplinary, widespread basis.

Addressing matters of high social relevance and innovation, ceres also maintains the following key research areas:

Support of Young Academics

Creating optimal conditions for young researchers on all levels of academic careers is yet another goal of ceres. For example, developing new educational concepts and systematic curriculars helps promoting more interdisciplinary approaches to learning and wider knowledge. Creating new junior research groups and integrating existing ones into the overall ceres research promotes efficient generation of knowledge while helping to establish promising academic careers. Offering a network of international academic and research co-operations facilitates both scientific exchange and flexibility as well as international mutual partnerships for tomorrow’s society.

Public Relations Work

ceres aims not only at promoting the academic dialogue in health-related issues, but also works to make information accessible to the general public, raising awareness and public deliberations of pressing issues of health.