Studying the Brain and its Illnesses

We Create Structures, Promote Excellence, and are Active in Brain Research.

Studying the BrainIn its field of activity "Studying the Brain", the Hertie Foundation focuses on the function of the brain and fighting its illnesses.

The focus lies on the promotion of clinical brain research and projects in the field of basic research and the support of young scientists. In addition, we support neuroscience initiatives for innovative research, education, and communication formats. You can also get an overview of "Studying the brain" and its activities in the following brochure (PDF).