Military Research at German Universities | People and Politics | DW | 03.04.2014
  1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages

People and Politics

Military Research at German Universities

Many in Germany have long been critical of the role university researchers play in supporting domestic arms manufacturers. As a result, numerous local universities withdrew from all research that serves a military use. Others, though, continue to take part in military-sponsored research.

Watch video 04:23
Now live
04:23 mins.

The contracts are for decryption software, ship propulsion systems, munitions and much more. There are large sums at stake - and some of the funding even comes from the US Ministry of Defense.