Initiatives & Networks

Future Ocean

Within the Kiel Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean" scientists from Kiel University, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Geomar), the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, and the  Kiel Institute for the World Economy provide scientific excellence to the knowledge base for sustainability in human-ocean relations. The Kiel-based Cluster integrates multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary science with inclusive forms of engagement with societal actors and knowledge holders outside academia. By integrating marine science on ocean discovery, understanding, assessment and solutions the Cluster aims for enabling reflection on and advancement of innovative and solution-orientated opportunities for sustainability policy that reduces ocean pressures, enhances resilience and safeguards human prosperity derived from the ocean.