- DFG Research Unit "The Precambrian-Cambrian Ecosphere (R)evolution: Insights from Chinese Microcontinents" (FOR 736)
- DFG Research Unit "Nanoscale Processes and Geomaterial's Properties" (FOR 741)
- DFG Research Unit "Stratospheric Change and its Role for Climate Prediction (SHARP)" (FOR 1095)
- Interdisciplinary Center for Ecosystems Dynamics in Central Asia"
- Web site of the former Collaborative Research Centre 267 "Deformationsprozesse in den Anden" (beendet)
- Beteiligung am Excellence Cluster TOPOI