The faculty allocates a portion of the funds from the State of NRW according to set performance criteria, in order to reward the departments' and institutes' successes in research. There are two bonus programs:
- Bonus Program I: rewards the acquisition of external funding from the German Research Foundation or DFG
- Bonus Program II: rewards the acquisition of all other external funding, such as BMBF, EU, endowments, industry, etc., and publications
You can find more information about the composition and calculation of both bonus program below as a pdf to download.