CLiC is a Research Training Group ("Graduiertenkolleg") at the Goethe University Frankfurt.

It is a member of the Goethe Graduate Academy GRADE and associated with the cluster of excellence (CEF) "Macromolecular Complexes in Motion"

Our mission is to 

  • develop and apply new strategies for the control of microscopic processes with light 
  • recruit excellent PhD students 
  • promote these PhD students through the research and supervision program to grow beyond themselves - both scientifically and personally 
  • generate synergistic effects though the cohort principle, the intensive networking programs and the broad education in methods and methodology 
  • educate future scientific leaders for academia and industry