Tasks, Guidelines and Objectives

Temporary Commissions of the Senate of the German Research Foundation (DFG) have the task to develop the

  • Interdisciplinary approaches for complex coordination,
  • Improvement of research infrastructure and
  • Establishment of conducive structures for research.

in areas with high research and coordination needs as well as complex structuring needs.

The basic guidelines for the development of new research initiatives in the field of water research were adopted by the Senate Commission on Water Research (KoWa) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) on its 74th meeting in Oktober 2006.

Within each new mandate the Senate Commission on Water Research (KoWa) analyses the key activities and trends of development in water research anew and frames the respective objectives. Basing on national and global developments within research and implementation of research results the commission investigates structural, strategic and scientific key aspects which successfully contribute to solve the global water challenges.

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