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Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS)

 The ZAS is a university-independent research centre located in the federal state of Berlin. Its objective is the investigation of natural language and its manifestation in individual languages.


  Institute of Contemporary History (IfZ)                 

Until the seventies the Institute's research dealt primarily with National Socialist dictatorship and its origins, the Weimar Republic, as well as the Allied period of occupation. 




  Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF

 PRIF´s work is directed towards identifying the causes of violent international and internal 

conflicts, carrying out research into the conditions necessary for peace, understood as a process of decreasing violence and increasing justice, and spreading the concepts of peace.


Uni-LogoSoutheast Asian Studies at Freiburg

The University of Freiburg pursues an interdisciplinary concept of research on Southeast Asia. The disciplines involved include Political Science, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Economics and Asian History.



ZMO Zentrum Mo

The Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) is the only German research institute devoted to an interdisciplinary and comparative study of the Middle East, Africa, South and Southeast Asia derner Orient

from a historical perspective. Current research focuses on the interaction between predominantly Muslim societies and their                                                relations with non-Muslim neighbours.