Foundation Stone Laid for Two JARA-BRAIN Institutes

On September 30, 2014, Prof. Wolfgang Marquardt, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Forschungszentrum Jülich, and Prof. Ernst Schmachtenberg, Rector of RWTH Aachen University, signed a framework agreement to enable the foundation of two new JARA institutes. more

Odorants in Urine Trigger Complex Behaviour in Mice

The research findings of Prof. Marc Spehr have been published in "Cell".

Why Autists Have Difficulty Recognizing and Interpreting Faces

Prof. Thomas Nickl-Jockschat discovered that an anomaly in the visual centre is partly responsible.


As part of a cooperation project between RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich (JARA), a new database was created, that provides comprehensive overview of the main research areas in energy of the two institutions.


Human Brain Project
JARA Involved in European Megaproject on Human Brain Simulation
JARA FIT Annual Report
You can download the new JARA-FIT Annual Report 2012 from here. Our last year's scientific progress and our achievements are documented there.