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Establishing and Evaluating New Programs

DRS was established as an umbrella organizational structure for doctoral programs. It incorporates new doctoral programs with innovative curricula which are distinguished by structured training and supervision sensitive to the phases of the respective research project and ensure their excellence by conducting regular quality assessment procedures.

DRS acts as a seed agency for the development and adoption of new programs within the existing focus research areas. Moreover, potential for new research clusters will be identified in collaboration with the Center for Cluster Development (CCD) also in view of providing integral opportunities for the training of young researchers.