Research strategy

Improving and promoting research

HTW Berlin considers research to be a core activity and a key factor for success. The university’s research strategy defines quantitative and qualitative targets and provides a set of measures for achieving these objectives. Outstanding framework conditions, specific incentives and sustainable funding are designed to motivate and support researchers.

Guiding principles

Research and development at HTW Berlin…

  • promote excellence in teaching to guarantee a supply of well-qualified graduates to meet the needs of society and industry
  • represent the link between academia and practice
  • make an important contribution to HTW Berlin’s image and identity
  • form part of HTW Berlin’s responsibility towards the regional environment
  • are a key requirement for performance-related university financing
  • are a prerequisite for qualitative excellence in Master’s degree programmes
  • represent the starting point for doctoral studies