Aims and Statutes
Our major goals are
- The advancement of science and research, in particular in the field of marine sciences including polar and coastal research,
- to foster the collaboration of our member institutions and the development of joint research programmes,
- to intensify cooperation with German, European and international marine research partners and the use of infrastructure and large equipment,
- to collectively represent the interests of marine research towards decision-makers in Germany and the European Union as well as towards the general public.