Managing Director: Prof. Dr. Sigrid Quack

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (GCR21) is a central research facility and one of twelve research centres of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE). As an interdisciplinary centre for global cooperation research, it is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under its “Freedom for Research in the Humanities” funding initiative (2012–2024). It works closely with the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI), and the German Development Institute (DIE).