Extension for Transregional Collaborative Research Center

The transregional collaborative research center focused on “Particle Physics Phenomenology after the Higgs Discovery” was first launched in 2019. The German Research Foundation (DFG) has now officially announced a four-year extension.


The University of Siegen will maintain its top-level international research in the field of elementary particle physics for years to come. Transregional Collaborative Research Center 257 (TRR 257), centering on “Particle Physics Phenomenology after the Higgs Discovery,” has been extended. The new funding was officially announced by the German Research Foundation (DFG). TRR 257 began in 2019 together with their colleagues at partner universities Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (lead university) and RWTH Aachen. The grant renewal will fund the highly successful TRR 257 cooperation for at least four more years.

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