Our Network

Besides Universität Hamburg and DESY, PIER cooperates with various partner organizations on Bahrenfeld Campus and beyond.

Helmholtz Association

The Helmholtz Association is dedicated to pursuing long-term research goals of government and society, and to maintaining and improving people's basic living conditions. To this end, the Helmholtz Association conducts top-level research to identify and explore the major challenges facing society, science and the economy.


Joachim Herz Foundation

The Joachim Herz Stiftung is committed to the advancement of education, science and research in the fields of natural sciences and business administration. The foundation promotes individual initiative, high performance and personal responsibility.


The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging CUI

The world is not static. This simple perception directly leads to one of the greatest and most exciting challenges of contemporary science: observing the movement of the elementary building blocks of nature.


dynaMENT Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences

The dynaMENT mentoring program is a joint project of CUI, DESY, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, MIN Faculty Universität Hamburg, PIER Helmholtz Graduate School, SFB 676 and SFB 925. It is designed to accompany female doctoral and postdoctoral researchers of partner institutions through an important phase of their career development.