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Welcome to the
Joachim Herz Foundation

We promote access to and the effectiveness of knowledge. With our projects and funding initiatives, we strengthen education, science and research in order to make an effective contribution to the self-determined lives of individuals and the freedom of all.


Joachim Herz Award

With the Joachim Herz Award, we are supporting socially relevant interdisciplinary research and transfer projects.

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String theorist Edward Witten is awarded the Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics

The American researcher has shaped our understanding of space, time, and the structure of the cosmos.

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Promotion in the economic sciences

Apply by August 2 for the Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Economics and Interdisciplinary Business Administration.

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Azubis go USA & Canada

From May 1 to June 30, apprentices can apply for residencies in Georgia, USA.

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We support risky, interdisciplinary and application-oriented research projects at the interfaces between engineering and the natural sciences, because we can only meet the challenges of our present with innovative ideas from science.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Sabine Kunst
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