Research Institutions in Niedersachsen

Forschung in Niedersachsen

The following research facilities in Niedersachsen offer a broad variety of institutions, study programs and more that contributes to the transfer of knowledge in excellent research in aerospace.

We recommend the brochure of Aeronautics Research Centre Niedersachsen for a more detailed overview including brief introductions of all institutes.


TU Braunschweig
TU Clausthal
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
University Osnabrück
  • Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing

Technical Colleges

Hochschule 21 (Buxtehude)

Jade University of Applied Sciences (Wilhelmshaven)

PFH Private University of Applied Sciences (Stade)


DLR Braunschweig
DLR Göttingen
DLR Trauen
DLR Stade



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Independent Research Institutions

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM)

Frauenhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films (IST)

Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung

Research Infrastructure


DNW - German-Dutch Wind Tunnels

Forschungsflughafen Braunschweig

Open Hybrid LabFactory e.V.

Technologiezentrum Nordenham

Further Research Institutions

Aeronautics Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFL)

CTC GmbH Stade – Composite Technology Center

IPH – Institut für Integrierte Produktion Hannover

Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.


Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)