GFFU
FOUNDATIONS AND PROJECTS

Here you can find all foundations of Gesellschaft für Freunde und Förderer der Heinrich-Heine-Universität e.V.

FOUNDATIONS

As trustee the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU takes care of 25 foundations which are presented here.

 

Anneliese- und Manfred-Höfer-Stiftung

Established:
April 8, 2011 by Anneliese und Manfred Höfer 

Foundation goal:
Financial support of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf in the research of Multiple Sclerosis

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 39,304.64

Board of trustees:
Anneliese Höfer 

Eduard H. Dörrenberg
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern
der HHU

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Hartung
Director of the Neurological Clinic at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 
 

Beatrix Erbslöh Stiftung

Shortly before her death on March 24, 2015, Düsseldorf citizen Beatrix Erbslöh established a foundation
named after her with a seed capital of € 1 million. The Beatrix Erbslöh Foundation supports research at
the Clinic for Hematology and Oncology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. 

The board of trustees met on March 20, 2017. Members of the board of trustees are Prof. Dr. Norbert
Gattermann as Chairman, Prof. Dr. Rainer Haas as Deputy Chairman (both Clinic for Hematology and
Oncology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf) and Eduard H. Dörrenberg, President of the Gesellschaft
von Freunden und Förderern der HHU. In their first meeting, the board of trustees appropriated funds of € 50,000
for several projects regarding cancer research. 

As limited-term foundation, the Beatrix Erbslöh Foundation can access the foundation capital in order to achieve
the foundation goal. Thus, research projects up to € 100,000 per year can be enabled. 

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,011,904.68
 

Cécile und Oskar Vogt-Institut für Hirnforschung

Established by Oskar Vogt, born on April 6, 1870, died on July 31, 1959 and wife Cécile Vogt, née Mugnier,
born on March 27, 1875, died on May 4, 1962

1898: Founding of a Central Neurological Department in Berlin

1931: Founding of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Hirnforschung in Berlin

1936: Founding of the Institut für Hirnforschung und allgemeine Biologie in Neustadt/Black Forest; founding of a GmbH
together with A. Krupp v. Bohlen und Halbach

1964: After the wife’s death in 1962, takeover by the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU

Today: One of the largest selections of brain sections worldwide

Share capital: € 25,564.59 (DM 50,000)
(The share capital is wholly held by the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern HHU.)
The assets of the foundation amounted to € 1,957,223.61 as at December 31, 2017.

Corporate purpose: Continuation of the research formerly carried out by the Vogt Family, as well as support of medical
and natural sciences

Managing Directors: 
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katrin Amunts

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Zilles

The GmbH was liquidated on December 31, 2014 and is continued as dependent foundation with the same purpose.

The board of trustees met on July 24, 2017. 
As at December 31, 2017, the board of trustees consisted of the following members:
Eduard H. Dörrenberg, Chairman 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katrin Amunts 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Zilles

Christiane und Claudia Hempel-Stiftung für regenerative Medizin

Established:
October 27, 2005 by Friedrich-Wilhelm Hempel

Foundation goal:
Support of the therapy-oriented stem-cell research at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, namely in all of the
medical faculties’ departments that are involved with stem-cell research

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,291,632.27

Board of trustees:
Friedrich-Wilhelm Hempel, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Arndt Borkhardt
Director of the Clinic for Paediatric Oncology, Hematology and Clinical Immunology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Hartung
Director of the Neurological Clinic at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Prof. Dr. Hannelore Riesner

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bodo E. Strauer
 

Dr. Günther- und Imme-Wille-Stiftung

Established: December 1, 1997 by Dr. Günther Wille, retired banker. and Honorary Senator of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Foundation goal: Support of research and young academics at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.
In addition, a research prize endowed with € 10,000 will be awarded annually.

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 3,058,967.83

Board of trustees:

Honorary Senator Dr. Dr. h.c. Günther Wille, Chairman (died at February 11, 2018)

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Gert Kaiser, Deputy Chairman

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans-Dietrich Röher, Deputy Chairman

Eduard H. Dörrenberg

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Erich Gabbert

RA Stephan Grollmann

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefanie Ritz-Timme

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Westhoff

 

Dr.-Sigrid-Worch-Pöhler-Stiftung

Foundation goal:
Support of the Institute for Cardiac and Circulatory Physiology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 2,985,862.38

In the reporting year, no payments were made. In 2015, € 77,000 were spent for a stem cell project with a three-year term
(in the founding year 2012, expenses for supporting purposes did not incur).

Board of trustees:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schrader, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Axel Gödecke
Director of the Institute for Cardiac and Circulatory Physiology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Norbert Nutt
 

Erben-Felder-Stiftung

Established: July 24, 2017

Foundation goal: Support of sciences and research at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. The foundation goal is
realized through research on kidney and hypertension diseases at the Clinic for Nephrology or its successor.

Board of trustees:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schrader, Chairman
Norbert Nutt
Univ.-Prof. Dr Lars Rump, Director of the Clinic for Nephrology

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,000,000.00

Ernst-Jäger-Stiftung

Established:
September 27, 2012 by Dr. Manfred Jäger in remembrance of his father Ernst Jäger, both managing partners of
former Ernst Jäger Fabrik für chemische Rohstoffe, Düsseldorf

Foundation goal:
Promotion of organic chemistry, particularly of macromolecular chemistry at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,097,568.41 (end of 2012: € 999,992.00)

Board of trustees:
Dr. Christian Jäger, Chairman 

Dr. Peter Manshausen, Deputy Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas J. J. Müller

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Spatschek
 

Gisela-Eisenreich-Stiftung

Established:
September 28, 1990 by Gisela Eisenreich, Düsseldorf

Foundation goal:
Support of research and teaching at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, especially in naturopathy

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 280,853.31

Board of trustees:
Jens Krugmann (as successor of Gisela Eisenreich) 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nikolaj Klöcker (as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine)

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Alfons Labisch (as academic in naturopathy)
 

Hedwig und Waldemar Hort-Stipendienstiftung

Established:
February 8, 1990 by Dr. Hedwig Hort and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Waldemar Hort em. (former Director of the Institute of Pathology)

Foundation goal:
Awarding of grants to students of all faculties at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf in the last third of their studies,
who are distinguished by good achievements and who are interested in gaining additional knowledge and working
on scientific topics, mainly as part of a study visit for up to three months at home or abroad. To provide the
university library with means for accessions is yet another essential goal.

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 372,507.69
 

Board of trustees:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Chairwoman

Dipl.-Ing. Christian Hort (advisory member)

Eduard H. Dörrenberg

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Busse 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Vlada Urlacher 

For further information see: www.hort-stiftung.de


Tender offer: Hort-Stiftung awards grants

The Hedwig und Waldemar Hort-Stipendienstiftung for students of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf will again
be awarding grants in the 2019 summer semester.

With its grants, the Hort-Stiftung addresses students of all faculties who are in the final third of their studies and wish to
acquire additional knowledge or work on scientific topics during a maximum three-month study visit at home or abroad.
A further criterion for awarding grants is the good academic performance of the applicants (average grade of 2.5 or better).
A support for collaborative projects is not possible.
Applications must be submitted by May 17, 2019 to Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Zentrale Universitätsförderung,
Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf.

Applications must include the following documents:

•    a short curriculum vitae with address, details of the previous course of studies and the intended final degree
•    certificates of academic achievement and the address of a university professor who can provide information on the matter
•    detailed description of the project
•    schedule of estimated costs
•    written declaration that no financial support has been received or accepted from any other institution for the purpose applied for,
      either so far or after the Hort-Stiftung has granted support

The short-listed applicants will report their plans orally to the board of trustees before the end of the 2019 summer semester.
The decision of the board of trustees will be announced shortly afterwards.
 

Heigl-Stiftung

Established:
June 25, 1992 by Prof. Dr. med. Annelise Heigl-Evers, died on January 1, 2002 and Prof. Franz S. Heigl, Göttingen,
died on August 18, 2001

Foundation goal:
Support of scientific research in the field of psychotherapeutic medicine, under the aspects of psychoanalysis

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,698,356.11

Board of trustees:
Eduard H. Dörrenberg, Chairman
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Vice President
Rector of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Prof. Dr. Cord Benecke, Kassel

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthias Franz, Düsseldorf

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Frommer, Magdeburg

Prof. Dr. med. Gereon Heuft, Münster

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Friederich, Düsseldorf

Personal data of the donor couple Heigl

Prof. Dr. Annelise Heigl-Evers
Born on April 19, 1921 in Einbeck.
1938 Abitur.
Medical studies in Jena, Tübingen, Gießen and Göttingen.
1944 graduation to the Doctor of Medicine.
At first, she worked as a cardiologist, then as a psychosomatics specialist in Münster am Stein.
Move to the Tiefenbrunn clinic near Göttingen, a specialist clinic for psychogenic and psychosomatic illnesses.
From 1971 Head of the Department of Clinical Psychotherapy and from 1973 Head of the Department of
Continuing Education, Documentation and Research. From 1974 to 1977 Head of the Research Unit for
Group Processes in Göttingen. Also appointed Scientific Councillor and Professor at the University of Göttingen in 1974.
From 1977 full professor at the University of Düsseldorf (today: Heinrich-Heine-Universität) and director of
the psychotherapy clinic there. 
Research on Crohn's disease, early childhood disorders and their effects on the adult personality, addiction,
the psychology of femininity, the history and theoretical problems of psychoanalysis, ethical problems of
psychotherapy and the psychology of affects.

Author of a textbook on psychotherapy.

Emeritus in 1986, management of the clinic until 1989.

Since 1992 holder of the Federal Cross of Merit.

Died on January 1, 2002 in Göttingen.

Franz Heigl 
Born on July 11, 1920 in Munich, studied medicine there, graduated in 1951.
At first he worked in pathological anatomy, then trained as a psychoanalyst in Munich and Berlin.
1954 Co-founder of the Göttingen Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
1959 marriage of Franz Heigl and Annelise Heigl-Evers.
Joint development of the Göttingen model of group psychoanalysis.
1971 to 1985 Director of the Lower Saxony State Hospital in Tiefenbrunn.
1975 appointed honorary professor at the University of Göttingen. Together with others he founded the
"International Association of Psychoanalytic Societies".
Research on the treatment of neglected adolescents and on learning processes in psychoanalytic therapy. 

Died on August 18, 2001 in Göttingen.

Criteria for the allocaction of funds by the Heigl-Stiftung

1.    Applications must be submitted by each applicant by e-mail in a single pdf file containing all sub-documents
(cover letter, CV, application, annexes, etc.). The file name should begin with the applicant's surname.
Applications should be sent by email by October 31, 2019 at the latest, together with the applicant's curriculum vitae,
to the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU, Management:
Irene Schrader, Schadowplatz 14, 40212 Düsseldorf, Tel. (0211) 81-10338, Fax (0211) 81-10309,
e-mail info@unifreunde-duesseldorf.de.
2.    The appraisals shall be carried out by the scientific members of the board of trustees. If applications are submitted by
one of the institutions whose head is a member of the board of trustees, the latter must abstain from voting in the later vote.
3.    The appraisals are carried out in accordance with the objectives of the Heigl-Stiftung and the formal quality
requirements of DFG proposals.
4.    The Foundation's resources are mainly used for the start-up financing of projects.
5.    The upper limit for individual support is € 20,000.
6.    The decision on the allocation of funds shall be made by the board of trustees after appropriate discussion
and ranking of the available applications.
 

Konrad-Henkel-Stiftung

Established:
October 24, 1985 by the Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf to mark the reaching of the age of 70 of Dr.-Ing. Dr. rer. nat. h.c. Konrad Henkel,
honorary citizen of the state capital Düsseldorf, honorary member of the general assembly of the Chamber of Industry
and Commerce Düsseldorf, died on April 24, 1999

Foundation goal:
Support of research and teaching at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, especially in economic sciences and academic
foreign relations

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,694,383.03

Board of trustees: 
Dr. h.c. Christoph Henkel, Chairman 

Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah 

Eduard H. Dörrenberg 

Kathrin Menges 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck
 

Paul-Mikat-Stiftung

Established:
November 10, 1992 by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Paul Mikat, Dr. h.c. Rolf Schwarz-Schütte, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gert Kaiser and
Prof. Dr. Walter Kolvenbach

The Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU contributed € 25,564.59 (DM 50,000) to the foundation capital.

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 84,451.81

Board of trustees:
Dr. Dr. h.c. Klaus Bilda, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Deputy Chairwoman

Eduard H. Dörrenberg 

Prof. Ulf Pallme König
 

Paul- und Marianne-Pap-Stiftung

Established:
March 20, 2006 through the testament of Paul and Marianne Pap who bequeathed their property to the Gesellschaft
von Freunden und Förderern der HHU for trust management

Foundation goal:
Financial support of the pediatric clinic of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, particularly of general metabolic diseases,
infectious diseases, cancer diseases and the treatment of seriously hurt or abused children

This foundation is a limited-term foundation.

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 1,681,780.88

Board of trustees:
Notary Prof. Dr. Norbert Zimmermann, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ertan Mayatepek, Deputy Chairman
Director of the pediatric clinic of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 

Eduard H. Dörrenberg
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern
der HHU
 

Rolf-Schwarz-Schütte-Stiftung

Established:
May 23, 2001 by Dr. h.c. Rolf Schwarz-Schütte and Schwarz Pharma AG

Foundation goal:
Support of research and teaching at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, namely with focus on the Faculty of Economics

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 562,008.02

Board of trustees:
Honorary Senator Dr. h.c. Rolf Schwarz-Schütte, Chairman

Patrick Schwarz-Schütte

Eduard H. Dörrenberg

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck
 

Schloss-Mickeln-Stiftung

Established:
May 18, 1998 by Dr. h.c. Rolf Schwarz-Schütte, the Arenberg-Schleiden GmbH, the Konrad-Henkel-Stiftung, Mannesmann AG
and the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU

Foundation goal:
Support of research and teaching at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, namely by renovation, maintenance and use of
the university-owned Schloss Mickeln as education and event center

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 811,246.55

Board of trustees:
Eduard H. Dörrenberg, Chairman

Holger Gerdes (as of April 1, 2016) 

Dr. Martin Rothfuchs

Honorary Senator Dr. h.c. Rolf Schwarz-Schütte 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck
 

Stiftung Düsseldorfer Herz

Established: April 7, 2011 

Foundation goal:
Support of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsselsdorf, particulary the founding of the heart center and the
promotion of sciences in this center

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 104,360.07

Board of trustees: 
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Malte Kelm, Chairman
Director of the Clinic for Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Artur Lichtenberg, Deputy Chairman
Director of the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 

Eduard H. Dörrenberg
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern
der HHU

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hagen D. Schulte
 

Stiftung für AIDS-Forschung

Established:
December 18, 1985 as first private AIDS foundation

Foundation goal:
Support of scientific research from progression, disease and treatment of HIV infection. Promotion of scientific research
in the areas of pathogenesis, prophylaxis, disease or therapy of HIV infection (AIDS infected persons and AIDS patients).

The foundation’s statutes provide that from time to time a single person or team is awarded a prize of € 15,000 for special
achievements in accordance with the foundation goal, especially those which contribute to scientific research.

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 4,363,635.66

Board of trustees:
Eduard H. Dörrenberg, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Deputy Chairwoman

Dr. Achim Ansmann

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dieter Häussinger

Michael Niederste-Ostholt
 

Stiftung Haus der Universität

Established:
September 20, 2013

Foundation goal:
Support of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf in maintenance and operation of the “Haus der Universität”
as a center for science, information and communication

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 2,110,826.06

Capital providers:
The state capital Düsseldorf (€ 1,000,000)
Udo and Irmel van Meeteren (€ 700,000)
The Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU (€ 300,000)

Board of trustees (as at December 31, 2017 according to statutes):
Thomas Geisel, Chairman
mayor of the state capital Düsseldorf

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Deputy Chairwoman
Rector of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Eduard H. Dörrenberg
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU

Hans-Heinrich Grosse-Brockhoff
retired state secretary, as representative of the foundation van Meeteren

Dorothee Schneider
city treasurer of the state capital Düsseldorf
 

Stiftung Leesemann

Established:
December 6, 2006 by Uwe and Elisabeth Leesemann

Foundation goal:
Support of sciences, research and teaching at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, namely of the Faculty
of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and of the Faculty of Medicine

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 134,418.68

Board of trustees:
Elisabeth Leesemann, Deputy Chairwoman

Janine Janus 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lars Christian Rump

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schrader 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Spatschek
 

Stiftung Ostasien-Institut

Established:
July 22, 1998 by means of Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Foundation goal:
Support of sciences and research in the at the East Asia Institute at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
(by now: Institute Modern Japan), namely by provision of funds for personnel and material expenses

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 389,359.47

Board of trustees:
Dirk Grolman, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich von Alemann

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Vittoria Borsò

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rosar (as Dean)
 

Stiftung Studium Universale

Established:
February 21, 2011 by Udo van Meeteren and the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU


Foundation goal:
Promotion of sciences at Heinreich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, namely by supporting the assuring
and enhancement of the Studium Universale’s quality

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 241,127.18

Board of trustees:
Eduard H. Dörrenberg, Chairman
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern
der HHU 

Udo van Meeteren

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck, Rector of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
 

Stiftung Wirtschaftswissenschaft Düsseldorf

Established:
March 24, 1997 (expiring foundation) by the Konrad-Henkel-Stiftung, the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern
der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, the Warth u. Klein GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft,
Schwarz Pharma AG, the Düsseldorfer Messegesellschaft mbH NOWEA, the Price Waterhouse GmbH
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, VEBA AG, the Bankenvereinigung Düsseldorf and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Winfried Hamel
among others

The establishment can primarily traced back to the initiative of former Dean of the Faculty of Economics,
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Winfried Hamel.

Foundation goal:
Co-financing of the Chair for Company Auditing and Controlling as well as promotion of scientific projects of the Faculty
of Economics at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 638,907.85

Board of trustees:
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Klein, Chairman

Eduard H. Dörrenberg

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Winfried Hamel

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck

Univ.-Prof. Dr. H. Jörg Thieme 
 

Susanne-Bunnenberg-Herzstiftung am Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf

Established:
October 24, 2011 by Susanne Bunnenberg

Foundation goal:
Support of research, teaching and medical care at the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery and the Clinic for Cardiology,
Pneumology and Angiology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

This foundation is a limited-term foundation.

Assets as at December 31, 2017: € 453,654.06

Board of trustees:
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Malte Kelm, Chairman
Director of the Clinic for Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Susanne Bunnenberg, Deputy Chairwoman 

Eduard H. Dörrenberg
President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern
der HHU

Ines Lanfermann 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Artur Lichtenberg
Director of the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
 

Unternehmensrechts-Stiftung

Established:
January 28, 2004 by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Carsten P. Claussen

Foundation goal:
Support of research and teaching at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, namely in the fields of international,
European and German company, commercial, economic and accounting law

Assets as at December 31, 2017: 526,988.74

Board of trustees:
Eduard H. Dörrenberg, Chairman

Prof. Dr. Nicola Preuß (as Dean from April 1, 2017)

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Busche

Prof. Dr. Carsten Martin Claussen

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Noack

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Prinz

Robin Joas

AWARD CEREMONIES

With the award ceremonies young or deserving scientists should also find an effective recognition in the public.

Award of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf e. V.

The Award of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf e. V.
is an award for outstanding professorial dissertations and is intended to be an incentive for special
scientific activity. 

The award is endowed with € 10,000. It rotates among the faculties.
 

Reinhard-Heynen- und Emmi-Heynen-Preis

The Reinhard-Heynen- und Emmi-Heynen-Preis is an award for outstanding work or achievements by
university scientists who deserve support. 

The award is endowed with € 12,500.
 

Award for AIDS research

The award for AIDS research is usually presented every two years to an individual or a team for special
achievements in the sense of the foundation goal, in particular those that serve scientific research.

The award is endowed with € 15,000.
 

Research award of the Dr.-Günther- und Imme-Wille-Stiftung

The Dr.-Günther- und Imme-Wille-Stiftung provides € 10,000 annually to honor the outstanding work of
a young scientist of the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf in the field of medicine including related
life sciences fields.
 

Tender offer

2018 research award of the Dr.-Günther- und Imme-Wille-Stiftung

The Dr.-Günther- und Imme-Wille-Stiftung, managed by the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU,
hereby announces the research award of the Dr.-Günther- und Imme-Wille-Stiftung 2018. The award is given
for outstanding research achievements in the field of clinical, experimental and translational medicine.
By granting this award, special achievements and research work, primarily by young scientists (age limit 40 years),
are to be recognized and promoted at the same time in accordance with the statutes.

The award is endowed with an amount of € 10,000 as well as a certificate of the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.
Submitted papers should be published in a journal with expert evaluation and should not be older than two years.
Applications from oncological, translational basic research, from controlled studies and from future-oriented
health services research are preferred. A detailed personal and scientific curriculum vitae with picture as well as a
generally understandable summary of the research work in German (one page) have to be attached.
When submitting papers from group work, the weighted parts of co-authors must be clearly marked.

The entries for the competition are to be submitted in German or English in four copies. The applications have to be
received by the Rectorate of Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, at the Press and Communication Office,
Universitätsstr. 1, Building 16.11, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany, by June 1, 2019 at the latest.
 

Research award of the Christiane und Claudia Hempel-Stiftung für regenerative Medizin

The Christiane und Claudia Hempel-Stiftung für regenerative Medizin grants an annual award of € 15,000.
The award is given for work that deals with current problems and questions in stem-cell research, in particular
in the fields of cardiology and neurology.

Heigl Award

The Heigl-Stiftung grants an annual award of € 10,000. The award is presented for empirical or conceptual work
in the field of psychotherapy research.

Founders
Annelise Heigl-Evers and Franz Seraph Heigl

Awarding institution
Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU for Heigl-Stiftung, Düsseldorf

Endowment
€ 10,000, if necessary, the award will be divided after the decision of the award committee.

Cycle
Annual award since 2004.

Subject of the award
Empirical or conceptual work from the field of (psychodynamically-oriented) psychotherapy research with a quantitative
or qualitative orientation.

Target audience of applicants
National and international scientists from the fields of psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy, clinical psychology
and psychoanalysis.

Application modalities
Applications and proposals by third parties or a research institute are possible. The work has to be submitted
(in German or English) by e-mail with the CV of the first author to the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU.
For projects in which several authors have participated, the written consent of all “co-workers” involved should be
enclosed with the submission of the applicant. The work should not have been submitted for an award or awarded elsewhere.
The financing of the work (e. g. pharmaceutical industry, foundation, etc.) has to be fully disclosed. 

Composition of the jury
The award winner will be selected by the board of trustees of the Heigl-Stiftung, which includes experts from various
universities in Germany and abroad as well as the President of the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU.

Information
Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU,
Management: Irene Schrader, Schadowplatz 14, 40212 Düsseldorf, Phone (0211) 81-10338, Fax (0211) 81-10309

Application date
until October 31, 2019
 

Konrad-Henkel-Examenspreis

Every semester, the Konrad-Henkel-Stiftung grants a € 2,500 award for the best examination in business administration
at the Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf.

Hörlein-Preis

Foundation of Marie Hörlein in 1958 in memory of her husband, Prof. Dr. Heinrich Hörlein, born on June 5, 1882,
died on May 23, 1954.
Prof. Hörlein taught at the University of Jena, became member of the board of IG-Farbenfabrik Bayer AG.
He was an honorary professor and honorary citizen of the Düsseldorf Medical Academy.

The Hörlein-Preis is intended for major scientific work, in particular habilitations in the field of human medicine,
in accordance with the provisions of the founder. It is awarded at irregular intervals.

The award is endowed with € 5,000.
 

Award of the Goethe-Buchhandlung

The Goethe-Buchhandlung Düsseldorf donates € 10,000 annually to the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU,
half of which is used to award the best dissertation at the faculty of law and the other half to the best dissertation at
the faculty of economics at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

CONTACT

 

Irene Schrader

Managing director

Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf e.V.

Haus der Universität
Schadowplatz 14
40212 Düsseldorf

+ 49 (0)211 81-10326
info@unifreunde-duesseldorf.de

 

Monika Kersten

Management assistent

Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf e.V.

Haus der Universität
Schadowplatz 14
40212 Düsseldorf

+ 49 (0)211 81-10338
+49 211 81-10309
info@unifreunde-duesseldorf.de