IZKF Aachen


The Aachen Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research or IZKF, is a development and strategy program of the RWTH Aachen Faculty of Medicine.

The task of the IZKF is to strengthen translational medical research that stems from its basic research and clinic.

By supporting top-quality research projects, it strives to greatly improve the chances for acquiring high amounts of external funding.

The IZKF Aachen funds:

  • Projects - thematically directed towards the Faculty's research focus areas
  • Researcher groups - group management for young, excellent researchers
  • Core Facilities - equipment and expertise for research



Karen De Bruyne

Karen De Bruyne

IZKF Coordinating Executive Officer