Center for Research and Development (ZFE)

The ZFE is a central scientific institution of the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. It is an association of members of the Hochschule Darmstadt who are involved in research and development projects. Currently, the ZFE has more than 90 personal members, 10 faculties and 3 institutes. The main tasks include:

  • Maintenance and promotion of research and development at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt;
  • Support with the application for subsidies;
  • Promotion of communication and information supply for researchers;
  • Support for researchers in research project management;
  • Organisation of the evaluation of research and development services;
  • Organization of the Central Research Funding Progam of h_da;
  • Organisation of the Research Structure Funding of h_da;
  • Support of symposia and conferences at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt;
  • Organisation of the annual Welcome for  newly appointed professors;
  • Implementation of the event Research Day;
  • Participation in the implementation of the research information system at h_da.

Senate Delegate ZFE

Prof. Dr. Melanie Siegel


Vicepresident Research and Sustainable Development

Vizepräsidentin h-da Nicole Saenger