Ruhr Universit├Ąt Bochum

The Ruhr University Bochum kindly provides the webspace for this project.

DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft / German Research Foundation)

The DFG promotes research in all fields of science and the humanities. Scientific and academic excellence, the advancement of young researchers, interdisciplinarity and internationality are key elements in the work of the DFG.

The DFG has kindly supported this project by providing generous funds, esp. to employ the assistants to enable the realization of this Website.

Volkswagen Foundation

The Volkswagen Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization and has been funding research projects in all disciplines since 1962. Within the framework of changing funding initiatives, the foundation provides impetus for the development of research and higher education.

The project was kindly supported under the Opus-Magnum-Program of the Volkswagen Foundation (Oct 2009 to Oct 2011).

eScriptum GmbH & Co. KG

eScriptum not only has offered technical planning, realization, setup and organization of this website, it also kindly finances the domain.

Zeichen & Taten

Full service agency ,Zeichen & Taten' bureau of advertising and communication:

Strategy, concept and design for small and medium-sized businesses, organisation and publishers.
Branch main focus: ecology and sustainability.