Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Scientific advancement takes place not only in deeply specialized areas of expertise but especially at the interfaces of different disciplines. The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) brings together researchers in the areas of physics, mathematics, brain research, life science, and computer science. As a platform for integrating the sciences, FIAS provides a foundation for decisive progress in research through cooperation, exchanging ideas, and overcoming structural barriers between the disciplines. About 200 scientists from 25 countries are doing research at FIAS.