Network Partners

The Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean" is supported by seven faculties of the Christian Albrechts University Kiel and the non-university partners GEOMAR  Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, the Institute for the World Economy (IfW) and the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design.


Kiel University is Germany's northernmost State University and the scientific centre of Schleswig-Holstein. More information on the University can be accessed here.

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research is one of the world’s leading institutes in the field of marine sciences. More information on the GEOMAR is available here.

The Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) is one of the largest centres for global economic research, consultation on economic policies, economic education and documentation for economic science. More information on the IfW can be accessed here.

As the only art university in the State of Schleswig-Holstein, the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design is not only a place to develop culturally relevant biographies but with its project studies also a place of particular experimentation and realisation. More information on the Muthesius can be accessed here.