Facts and Figures (DLR)

  • Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)

    206,53,42,18,11,202
    532
  • Space – Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)
    206,53,42,18,11,202
    206
  • Transport – Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)
    206,53,42,18,11,202
    53
  • Energy – Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)
    206,53,42,18,11,202
    42
  • Other (HGF funds and ETW) – Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)
    206,53,42,18,11,202
    18
  • Civilian security research – Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)
    206,53,42,18,11,202
    11
  • Aeronautics – Institutional funding 2018 (Data in million euro)
    206,53,42,18,11,202
    202
  • Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)

    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    502
  • EU – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    48
  • Revenues from funding management and research management – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    142
  • Project funding by the Federal Government – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    70
  • German Federal states (project funding and contracts) – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    12
  • ESA – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    61
  • Federal Government research contracts – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    9
  • DFG – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    2
  • Industry – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    112
  • Other – Third-party funding by source 2018 (Data in million euro)
    48,142,70,12,61,9,2,112,46
    46
  • Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)

    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    1035
  • Aeronautics research – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    276
  • Space research – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    402
  • Space Administration – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    38
  • Project management agencies – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    117
  • Energy research – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    83
  • Transport research – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    79
  • Other – Total budget 2018 (Data in million euro)
    276,402,38,117,83,79,40
    40
  • Aeronautics – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)

    162,47,48,20
    277
  • Fixed-wing aircraft research – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    162,47,48,20
    162
  • Propulsion systems – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    162,47,48,20
    47
  • Air Traffic Management and Flight Experiments – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    162,47,48,20
    48
  • Rotary-wing aircraft research – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    162,47,48,20
    20
  • Space – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)

    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    1302
  • Earth observation – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    1017
  • Space research – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    35
  • Research under space conditions – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    31
  • Space transport – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    86
  • Space systems technology (incl. robotics) – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    83
  • Communications and navigation – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    15
  • Space robotic – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    1017,35,31,86,83,15,35
    35
  • Energy – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)

    32,27,18,7
    84
  • Combustion systems – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    32,27,18,7
    32
  • Solar and wind energy – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    32,27,18,7
    27
  • Energy storage – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    32,27,18,7
    18
  • Energy systems analysis – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    32,27,18,7
    7
  • Transport – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)

    19,42,17
    78
  • Transport systems – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    19,42,17
    19
  • Rail transport – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    19,42,17
    42
  • Road traffic – Revenues 2018 (Data in million euro)
    19,42,17
    17
  • Space Administration – National space and innovation programme, BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)

    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    285
  • Space science – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    56
  • Earth observation – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    48
  • Space systems. robotics and other technology – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    78
  • Human spaceflight. ISS and exploration – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    6
  • Space transport – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    5
  • Navigation – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    7
  • Satellite communications – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    54
  • Research under space conditions – National space and innovation programme. BMWi (2018/Data in million euro)
    56,48,78,6,5,7,54,31
    31
  • Space Administration – German ESA budget, BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)

    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    929
  • Science programme German – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    112
  • Earth observation – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    155
  • Telecommunications – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    52
  • Navigation – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    1
  • Human spaceflight. exploration and microgravity – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    310
  • Launchers and the European Spaceport in French Guiana – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    223
  • Technology and space situational awareness – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    24
  • General budget – ESA budget. BMWi and BMVI (2018/Data in million euro)
    112,155,52,1,310,223,24,52
    52
  • Project management agencies - funding volume 2018 (Data in million euro)

    Icon Project Management Agencies
    1587
  • DLR Project Management Agency
    Icon Project Management Agencies
    1434
  • Project Management Agency for Aeronautics Research and Technology
    Icon Project Management Agencies
    153
  • Number of international offices

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    4
  • International offices
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    4
  • Assignments abroad 2018 (persons)

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    51
  • Assignments abroad
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    51
  • Partner organisations in over 60 countries (year of reference: 2018)

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    400
  • Partner organisations
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    400
  • DAAD – DLR Research Fellows 2018

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    103
  • DAAD – DLR Research Fellows
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    103
  • Visiting scientists from 92 countries (year of reference: 2018)

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    464
  • Visiting scientists
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    464
  • Number of research stations

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    3
  • Research stations
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    3
  • Personnel - average age (2018)

    40
  • Average age
    40
  • Personnel - total number of employees (2018)

    2783,5661
    8444
  • Female
    2783,5661
    2783
  • Male
    2783,5661
    5661
  • Personnel – Scientific staff and non-scientific staff (2018)

    4845,3599
    8444
  • Scientific staff (of which 18% are female)
    4845,3599
    4845
  • Non-scientific staff (of which 51% are female)
    4845,3599
    3599
  • Number of student interns in 2018

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    379
  • Student interns
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    379
  • Number of Trainees in 2018

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    245
  • Number of trainees
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    245
  • Participants in teacher workshops in 2018

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    1378
  • Participants in teacher workshops
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    1378
  • Schools that have received teaching material from DLR

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    6000
  • Number of schools
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    6000
  • Number of DLR_School_Lab attendees (2018)

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    37316
  • DLR_School_Lab attendees
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    37316
  • Number of DLR_School_Labs

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    13
  • Number of DLR_School_Labs
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    13
  • Number of PhD candidates (2018)

    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    989
  • Number of PhD candidates
    Icon Promoting Young Scientists
    989
  • Investments in technology transfer projects 2008-2018 (in million euro)

    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    46
  • Investments in technology transfer projects
    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    46
  • Number of start-up companies (2008-2018)

    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    29
  • Start-up companies
    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    29
  • Revenue from licences 2008-2018 (in million euro)

    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    56
  • Revenue from licences
    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    56
  • New in-house technology transfer projects (2008-2018)

    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    152
  • New in-house technology transfer projects
    Icon Innovation and technology transfer
    152
  • Property rights held by DLR (2008-2018)

    2425,1307
    3732
  • In Germany – Property rights held by DLR (2008-2018)
    2425,1307
    2425
  • Abroad – Property rights held by DLR (2008-2018)
    2425,1307
    1307
  • Diploma, master’s and bachelor’s degree theses (2018)

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    691
  • Diploma. master’s and bachelor’s degree theses
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    691
  • Number of Habilitations 2018

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    6
  • Habilitations
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    6
  • Number of dissertations in 2018

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    135
  • Dissertations
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    135
  • Lectureships in 2018

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    598
  • Lectureships
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    598
  • University appointments in 2018

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    10
  • University appointments
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    10
  • Talks at scientific conferences in 2018

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    2942
  • Talks at scientific conferences
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    2942
  • Number of publications in peer-reviewed journals in 2018 (54 percent of which to Open Access)

    Icon wissenschaftliche Kennzahlen
    1275
  • Open access
    Icon wissenschaftliche Kennzahlen
    695
  • Limited access
    Icon wissenschaftliche Kennzahlen
    580
  • Number of all publications of DLR in 2018 (40 percent of which to Open Access)

    Icon Scientific Indicators
    5125
  • Open access
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    2996
  • Limited access
    Icon Scientific Indicators
    2129
  • Number of research facilities

    Icon Large-scale research facilities
    178
  • Number of research facilities
    Icon Large-scale research facilities
    178
  • Number of locations with research facilities (including Antarctica and Canada)

    Icon Large-scale research facilities
    17
  • Locations
    Icon Large-scale research facilities
    17
  • Use of research facilities (percent)

    72,28
    100
  • In-house research – Use of research facilities (percent)
    72,28
    72
  • Transfer and contract research – Use of research facilities (percent)
    72,28
    28
  • Number of institutes and facilities that operate research facilities

    11,9,2,3
    25
  • Aeronautics – Number of institutes and facilities that operate research facilities
    11,9,2,3
    11
  • Space – Number of institutes and facilities that operate research facilities
    11,9,2,3
    9
  • Transport – Number of institutes and facilities that operate research facilities
    11,9,2,3
    2
  • Energy – Number of institutes and facilities that operate research facilities
    11,9,2,3
    3
  • International cooperation in research 2017

    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    923
  • DAAD – DLR Research Fellows
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    80
  • Visiting scientists from 67 countries
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    386
  • Assignments abroad (persons)
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    50
  • Partner organisations in over 60 countries
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    400
  • International offices
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    4
  • Research stations
    Icon International Cooperation in Research
    3
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