Strengthening the science position: Research institutions will receive an additional 750 million euros through “futures contracts” until 2027
February 11, 2021
The universities of Hamburg are identical to the city Financing plan Agreed by 2027. The so-called “Hamburg Futures” six public colleges and universities as well as the UKE (University Hospital Eppendorf), the State and University Library, will bring in an additional 750 million euros over the next seven years. In the context of futures contracts, primary funding will be provided for expiring university agreements It can be increased by a good three percent.
A strong nod to the scene of the University of Hamburg
Contracts aim to provide research institutions with predictable and reliable prospects and funds Investments In infrastructure, buildings and digitization, according to the Hamburg Science Authority. Science Senator Katharina Fjbank described the agreement as “a milestone for science in the city.” “Even with the particularly tense economic and financial situation in which we are currently in, Hamburg is sending a strong signal for the development of the university sector,” said Fegebank. Futures contracts will make Hamburg a “better, more attractive, and more research-intensive” science site.
Hamburg to become the beacon of science in the north
There are also voices satisfied with the funding plan for the next seven years from universities. Misha Tescher, president of the University of Applied Sciences, described the negotiations as “a clear commitment to Hamburg as a science site”. The beacon of science in the north close. “Together, we decided that in post-Corona times it will be important to continue to develop Hamburg as a center for research, teaching and transportation in all its breadth,” said Teuscher.
Robert Ziv, director of the state and university library, explained that the future contract in particular will be used to expand the Digital presentations Desire to progress. Additionally, a comprehensive refurbishment of the Library building is on hold. “Our focus is on the continuous development of undergraduate medicine and pioneering education in the UKE,” said Blanche Schwappach-Pignataro, Dean of the UKE School of Medicine. This also benefits Hamburg as a health site. “
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Futures contract in Hamburg
Futures contracts are signed in Hamburg by six public universities jointly represented at the Hamburg State University (LHK) conference: University of Hamburg (UHH), Technical University of Hamburg (TU), University of Applied Sciences (HAW), University of Haven City. (HCU), the University of Fine Arts Hamburg (HFBK), the University of Music and Theater (HfMT) as well as the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and the state and university library “Carl von Ossietzky” (SUB).