About JARA

Learn more

JARA – Jülich Aachen Research Alliance

Focusing Expertise - Shaping the Future
In the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA), RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich pool their outstanding expertise in six research sections. These common efforts open up

new research opportunities and facilitate projects that would not be attainable for either of the partners on their own. Furthermore, their attention is always focused on the grand challenges facing society.


The German Chemical Society (GDCh) is organizing the Society's seventh Science Forum on Chemistry. Experts from business, science, education and politics will meet this year in Aachen under the title "Chemistry - the common element". Several scientists from the JARA sections ENERGY, FIT and SOFT will participate in the different sessions with interesting lectures.

Read more

As one of the most renowned expert in the area of Process Mining und Data Science, Prof. Wil van der Aalst, JARA-CSD director, explains in an interview with IT-Matchmaker what are prerequisites and challenges for implementation of Process Mining in a company, for which company it is useful, and what could be future developments in Process Mining.

Read more

Scientists from RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich can apply for computing time on the JARA Partition from July 08, 2019 until August 05, 2019, 5pm CEST (strict deadline) for the next computing time period (November 01, 2019 - October 31, 2020).

Read more

The Alzheimer drug candidate PRI-002 developed at the Institute of JARA-SOFT member Prof. Dieter Willbold in Jülich has successfully completed Phase I of clinical research involving healthy volunteers. When administered daily over a period of four weeks, the active substance proved to be safe for use in humans. The next milestone will be the proof of efficacy in patients in clinical Phase II.

Read more