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The Helmholtz Association‘s annual budget of 2022 was about 5.96 billion euros. Approximately 70 percent of the Association’s funds is provided by Germany’s federal and state governments at a ratio of 9 to 1.

The Centers raise around 30 percent of the total budget themselves in the form of third-party funding. Unless otherwise indicated, the figures refer to the reporting status of the year 2022.

Budget including third-party funds

* Including project sponsorships. ** As of 2016, the German federal government alone is financing the pact increase so that the federal government‘s share is over 90%.

Basic funding budget

Distribution of the budget 2023 across the six Research Fields

(Target costs 2023)

Distribution of the budget across the programs of the six research fields

Facts and figures 2023

The annual report of the Helmholtz Association

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